Driver falls asleep behind wheel, crashes into tree on I-70 EB

Miami Valley News

ENGLEWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) – A person is injured after falling asleep behind the wheel on I-70 eastbound Monday.

The crash happened just after 1 p.m. on I-70 eastbound just west of the Union Road overpass, between Union Road and Hoke Road. Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver told troopers that he fell asleep behind the wheel.

The driver crashed into a tree. He was able to get out of the vehicle on his own and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The right lane of I-70 eastbound is shutdown due to the crash.

2 NEWS will update this developing story as we receive more information.

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