Woman Falls Asleep at Wheel, Crashes Car

A crash on North Torrey Pines Road Tuesday afternoon left a seven-year-old boy with serious internal injuries.

Shortly before 2 p.m. Monday, a 39-year-old female was driving a Honda Civic westbound on Genesee Avenue when she fell asleep, police said. She veered off the road and hit a tree.

The driver was not injured but her seven-year-old son suffered serious internal injuries, though the injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

The San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division is investigating.

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