Lakewood woman injured in Ripley accident

RIPLEY — A Lakewood woman sustained minor injuries after apparently falling asleep at the wheel this morning.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 76 around 6:30 today. Upon arrival, deputies identified the operator as Tiffany M. Green, 35. Through an investigation it was found that Green was traveling in the town and fell asleep causing her vehicle to go off the road. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on its roof.

Green sustained minor injuries and was transported to Westfield Memorial Hospital.

Further investigation showed that Green’s vehicle registration was suspended. She was issued a traffic ticket and will be in the town of Ripley Court at a later date and time.