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Written by: OnderLaw, LLC
Last Updated : December 29, 2021

Driver hit concrete median after falling asleep behind the wheel

Posted on Monday, October 26th, 2020

ST. CHARLES, MO – A 49-year-old male driver fell asleep driving and crashed on eastbound I-70 early Monday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the crash occurred just east of 5th Street on eastbound I-70 around 5:10 a.m.

It was reported a 2006 BMW X5 driven by Shawn Lenox crashed into a construction barrels and a concrete median after he fell asleep while driving. He was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for minor injuries.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a highway car accident, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. Lastly, the only way to hold reckless drivers responsible is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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