Page Translator

Follow Us On...

Follow us on Twitter

 

Follow us on Twitter

EW Shopping

EW Shopping

Social Network Links

  • Google Bookmarks
  • Twitter
  • Windows Live
  • Facebook
  • MySpace
  • Yahoo! Bookmarks

Our Sponsors

Truckstop Guide

Homeland Security

Homeland Security

Service Providers

OOIDA

Google Ads

Semi driver fell asleep at the wheel before I-84 crash

VIDEO

BOISE -- A semi driver told police he nodded off at the wheel early Wednesday morning just before his truck tipped over, blocking I-84.

The crash happened at 5 a.m. east of Boise at near the Blacks Creek Rest Area, at about mile marker 62.

According to Idaho State Police, 36-year-old John Vazquez of Twin Falls was headed east in a Freightliner when he fell asleep and drifted off the left side of the road.

Vazquez woke up and overcorrected, causing the semi to overturn and block both eastbound lanes.

The driver was taken to St. Luke's Medical Center in Boise for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt, police say.

Traffic moved slowly past the wreck using the left shoulder, then left lane until it was cleared.

By 7 a.m., wrecker crews has gotten the truck upright and out of the way of traffic. Both lanes are now back open.

The wreck remains under investigation.

Source of article click here :KTVB

Driver Jobs

EW Classifieds

Fuel Price Locator


AMBEST

 

Loves

 

Petro

 

Pilot

 

Sapp Bros

 

Speedway

 

TA

 

Click a logo above to
view most currently posted Fuel Prices