State Police Tip Line: 1 (866) 326-7256
School Closings & Delays

Driver Falls Asleep and Crashes into Utility Pole

col crash 6-7

ORANGEVILLE — Police think a driver dozed off just before a wreck in Columbia County.

According to police, the driver lost control of his SUV, hit an embankment, and eventually ended up leaning on a utility pole on Route 487 in Orangeville.

Officials said the 19-year-old driver was not hurt in the crash just before 5:00p.m. on Monday.

According to authorities, PPL crews had to fix the pole after the crash in Columbia County.

1 Comment

  • MWM

    Thank God this young soul was spared! So important for you to have decent sleep! Kids in my house have awful sleeping habits! Won’t let them behind the wheel unless that changes! I could see this happening to mine! Sometimes jobs have you working shifts back-to-back that make this all too EZ to happen!

Talkback 16 Online Discussion:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,175 other followers