Elderly Jefferson City man blacks out behind the wheel, drives SUV on top of guardrail

An elderly Jefferson City man wrecks his SUV just north of his hometown.

The Jefferson City Police Department reports Gary Griffin, 71, was driving on Highway 63 at the Highway 54 exit ramp late Tuesday morning when he suffered a medical condition, making his lose consciousness.  Griffin’s vehicle veered to the right and became lodged on top of the guardrail.  He was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

Traffic was restricted for a short period of time while crews removed the SUV from the guardrail.