Carrollton woman sustains injuries in Wednesday evening traffic accident
A Carrollton woman sustained moderate injuries in a traffic accident on 65 Highway at Gilham Road, near Grand Pass, in Saline County just before 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
A Missouri State Highway Patrol report stated the accident occurred when the driver a northbound 2003 Ford Ranger, Kathy Norris, 49, of Carrollton, reportedly fell asleep at the wheel. The vehicle then traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a culvert.
Norris was transported by emergency responders to a hospital in Independence for treatment of injuries. The MSHP report states that Norris was not wearing a seat belt.