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One Injured in Accident on Highway 287

Wichita County, Texas - On Thursday morning, a semi-truck ended up on its side after an accident on Highway 287.

 The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Highway 287 near the Burnett Ranch Road exit.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the other driver involved in the accident fell asleep while driving. The driver woke up when she hit the median and tried to correct herself, but ended up going across both lanes and hitting the 18-wheeler.

The car she was in ended up in a ditch, and the semi ended up rolled onto its side.

The driver of the semi was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and the driver of other car refused medical treatment at the scene. 
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