Woman falls asleep at the wheel wrecks on I57 near West Frankfort

WEST FRANKFORT — A Chicago woman sustained multiple injuries in a semi crash around 10:40 Saturday night on northbound I-57 in West Frankfort.

According to Illinois State Police, 34-year-old Andrea C. Jackson fell asleep and ran off the roadway to the right at milepost 67, through the guardrail into the tree line.

Jackson was taken by West Frankfort Ambulance to Franklin Hospital in Benton for treatment of her injuries. She was later flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Jackson was wearing her seat belt. She was charged with improper lane usage.