Posted on February 22, 2012 at 7:20 AM
Thursday, Oct 24 at 5:07 AM
(KMOV.com) -- Police said a woman crashed into a restaurant after she fell asleep at the wheel waiting for her food at McDonald's Wednesday morning.
According to reports, the accident happened around 4:20 a.m. in the 9100 block of West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri.
Authorities determined the driver was in the drive-thru lane of a McDonald's restaurant when she fell asleep. She unknowingly hit the accelerator and sped out into the roadway. She crossed four lanes of traffic, hopped a curb, careened through a parking lot and slammed into the front of another restaurant.
Come to find out, the female driver had outstanding warrants and was arrested at the scene. She was not seriously injured.
A large window on the front of the restaurant was shattered and some brick fascia was damaged.