Car hits guardrail, goes down embankment, lands on RR tracks

By Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A man survived a nasty wreck Thursday morning on Nash Road near the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport.

The driver said he fell asleep, according to police.  He hit a guardrail, which then sent him into the embankment and rolling off the road coming to a stop on railroad tracks.

Police say he wasn't seriously injured and there were no trains in the area.

He was taken to a local hospital to be treated.

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