AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An accident in Austintown blocked a portion of Route 46 on Wednesday afternoon.

Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said a driver in an SUV traveling northbound fell asleep at the wheel and went left of center, striking an SUV traveling the opposite direction. 

It happened before 2 p.m. right near New Road.

The collision caused the second SUV to go off the road and into a small ditch. 

Troopers say there are no injuries, and the driver who fell asleep will be cited.