Woman falls asleep behind the wheel in Wayne County and crashes - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Woman falls asleep behind the wheel in Wayne County and crashes

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WAYNE CO. --  Early Sunday morning, a crash in Wayne County sent one teenage girl to the hospital after a woman fell asleep at the wheel.

It occurred on Interstate 64 near mile post 112.

State Police said 38-year-old Angela Dunn of Goreville was traveling west bound on I-64 when she fell asleep while driving, sending her car off the roadway and through thick brush.

Police said the vehicle traveled through the brush for about 100 feet before striking a tree and coming to rest.  

Dunn had two juveniles in the car with her. One was taken to the hospital for injuries, but the extent of her injuries is unknown.

Dunn was charged with improper lane usage and driving with an expired license.

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