Driver injured after falling asleep at the wheel, rolling vehicle

CADET, MO – One woman has been hospitalized following a single-vehicle collision that left her car overturned along Route E Tuesday evening.

According to an official crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on Route E near the Butternut Road intersection at about 7:45 p.m.

Officials believe 43-year-old Hannah Haynes fell asleep at the wheel, which caused her vehicle to travel off the left side of the road and strike a driveway. The car overturned as a result of the collision.

Haynes was extracted and transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw 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 rollover collision, 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. More importantly, the only way to fight for a change to the dangerous intersection or fix the root cause of many accidents 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.