Angela Lee injured after falling asleep while driving her Audi in Hawaii: Car flipped "5 to 6 times"

MMA champion Angela Lee was involved in a serious car accident yesterday (Nov 7) after falling asleep behind the wheel while on her way to morning training in Oahu, Hawaii.

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong posted a statement on Lee's condition in a Facebook post.

According to the police, her car flipped over five to six times.

"She was driving to her morning training at the gym when she fell asleep," wrote Sityodtong.

"Miraculously, she survived with only a concussion, some minor burns, and a banged up body.

"If she was not wearing a seatbelt, it would have most certainly been a different story. 

"I saw photos of the damaged car, and it was a complete wreck."

Rob DeMello of  KHON News in Oahu tweeted an image of Lee's damaged Audi.

There were several scratches and dents and it was missing its tyre on its right front right side.

The 21-year-old champ was scheuled to have a rematch against Mei Yamaguchi for the women's atomweight title on Nov 24 in Singapore.

Sityotdong said that she has been pulled out of the match:

"Angela will not be competing on November 24. We are all blessed and relieved that Angela will make a full recovery. 

"Please join me in sending love, prayers, and positive energy to Angela and her family."