Accident on Cooks Lake Road
A mother and son were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on Cooks Lake Road in Lumberton on Tuesday afternoon, April 29, at about 3:50 p.m., DPS reports.
According to a news release from DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis, the driver of a GMC truck fell asleep at the wheel as she traveled east on Cooks Lake Road. The vehicle left the roadway, crashing into a culvert. The driver, 28-year-old Heather Martin of Lumberton, received non life-threatening injuries and was treated on the scene. The passenger was Martin's 3-year-old son. The child was flown by medical helicopter to Hermann Memorial Hospital in Houston as a precautionary measure due to his current medical condition, Trooper Davis reports.