Police say a hearse driver fell asleep, causing a crash on Interstate 95 in Pittsfield this afternoon.
The vehicle overturned and northbound traffic was delayed while crews cleared the scene.
The driver, Michael Kelley, is from Salsbury Cove and was taken to Sabasticook Hospital in Pittsfield.
His injuries are considered to be serious but non-life threatening.
The hearse is owned by Jordan Fernald Funeral Home in Ellsworth.
Police say a body was being transported and remained in the vehicle during the crash.
The casket was transferred to another hearse.