Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police say the driver of SUV fell asleep at the wheel before an accident that injured several people along Garners Ferry Road Monday.

Investigators say it happened near the Woodhill Shopping Center just before 8 a.m.

Three cars sustained heavy damage, but police say there were no critical injuries to any passengers.

The roadway was closed for a short time due to the accident, but has since reopened.