Submitted by Howard B. Owens on August 30, 2014 - 5:52am
A head-on collision is reported in the area of 10109 Alexander Road, Alexander.
That's between Sprague and Goodman roads.
Alexander fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.
UPDATE(S) 7:06 a.m. by Billie: The road is shut down. Two ambulances were called, then canceled by Alexander command. Now an ambulance is called to the scene to transport an individual to the hospital, despite the person's decline of aid. Two flatbed tow trucks are responding.
UPDATE 7:22 a.m.: An Alexander ambulance is transporting a 30-year-old woman to UMMC with complaints of chest and leg pain. The medic said the vehicles were traveling 55 mph at the time of the collision.
UPDATE 7:40 a.m.: A Mercy rig also transported a patient to a hospital.
UPDATE 7:57 a.m. (by Howard): One driver apparently fell asleep. That driver's car drifted completely into the oncoming lane. The driver in that lane, in an attmept to avoid a collision, drove into its opposite lane. The two cars collided at the center line, front passenger side to front passenger side.