Semi driver falls asleep behind wheel, sustains moderate injuries

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 37-year-old truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel of the semi he was driving on westbound I-255 early Sunday morning.

Jason A. May was traveling west on I-255 in a semi when he fell asleep behind the wheel, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The semi crashed into a median wall and overturned around 4:50 a.m.

May was transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital for moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The semi was totaled.

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