A Vandalia man suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle accident in Ralls County.

A Vandalia man suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle accident in Ralls County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the mishap happened at 8:55 a.m. on U.S. 61, 0.5 of a mile south of Hannibal.

A 2014 Chevrolet pickup was being driven northbound by 86-year-old William L. Dempsey of Vandalia. The accident reportedly occurred when Dempsey suffered a medical condition. The pickup traveled off the left side of the road where it struck a MoDOT construction sign and a ditch.

Dempsey, who was wearing a safety device, was taken by Marion County ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital.