LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Lebanon man was hurt when he went off of I-44 just outside of the city limits Wednesday morning.

Troopers say Michael Reynolds, 58, was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment of serious injuries.

Reynolds is reported to have struck an embankment after leaving right side of the roadway while travelling eastbound.

It is not known if he was wearing a seatbelt in the crash that did extensive damage to the involved 2009 Buick Lucerne.

Trooper Southwood responded at 6 a.m.