A single-vehicle accident on Golf Course Road early Sunday morning sent a Philadelphia man to a Jackson hospital by helicopter, the authorities said.

Robin “Sam” Allen, 37, of Philadelphia, was seriously injured when the vehicle he was driving south left the roadway near Bloomo Junction shortly after midnight and hit some trees, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

The accident happened at about 12:07 a.m. on Mississippi 486. No one else was in the white Toyota Sequoia. Troopers said Allen was wearing a seatbelt.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Allen was in the surgical intensive care unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson in serious condition.