A woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle crashed into a utility pole in southwest Leavenworth County, according to a Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

A woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle crashed into a utility pole in southwest Leavenworth County, according to a Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

The crash was reported at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at 238th Street and Sandusky Road.

The driver told deputies she believes she fell asleep while driving a 2002 Ford Explorer.

The vehicle reportedly went off the road and went airborne, landing in a ditch on the south side of Sandusky Road. The vehicle traveled west in the ditch and crossed 238th Street. The vehicle then crashed into the utility pole in a ditch on the west side of 238th Street, according to Undersheriff Jim Sherley.

The driver, who is from Lawrence, complained of pain in one of her feet. She was transported by Leavenworth County EMS to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

The woman was cited for allegedly driving with a suspended license and having no proof of insurance, according to Sherley.