Woman life-flighted after car crash in Farmington

By WEEK Producer

June 28, 2012 Updated Jun 28, 2012 at 11:45 PM CDT

FARMINGTON, Ill. -- A car crash near Farmington this morning, leaves one woman in the hospital.

30-year-old Julia Oldsfield-Smith was heading westbound on 116, just two miles outside of Farmington, when she crossed the center line and hit a semi.

The semi driver, 31-year-old Clayton Ross says he did not have enough room on the shoulder to move over and avoid the car.

Oldsfield-Smith was trapped in her vehicle and had to be freed before being life flighted.

Authorities believe she might have fallen asleep at the wheel since Oldfield-Smith does not know what happened and she works third shift.

There was no evidence of drug or alcohol use, but she was ticketed for improper lane usage.

Oldsfield-Smith remains at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in fair condition.

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