Two Seriously Injured in Town of Sheldon Crash

April 9, 2012 Updated Apr 9, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT

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Two Seriously Injured in Town of Sheldon Crash

April 9, 2012 Updated Apr 9, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT

The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office said two people were seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident on Sunday in the Town of Sheldon.

Authorities said two passengers were transported by Mercy Flight to Womens and Childrens Hospital with internal injuries.

According to a news release from the Wyoming County Sheriffs Office, the vehicle was traveling westbound on State Route 20A when the driver fell asleep. The vehicle drifted across the road, hit a culvert and then landed on its side. Police said the driver suffered chest injuries and another passenger suffered an ankle injury in the crash.