Highway 24 business in Kenansville is closed in both directions because of an accident.
The accident happened around 1:30 at the intersection of Routledge and Williams Street when police say a woman fell asleep at the wheel and smashed into a utility pole.
That utility pole is damaged resulting in the closure of Highway 24 business through at least 8:00 p.m.
Authorities say the woman was taken to the hospital. Her condition isn't known at this time.
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