Sleeping driver crashes tractor trailer

March 5, 2009 4:48:10 AM PST
A truck driver walked away from a fiery crash in Granville County Thursday morning.Authorities say it happened around midnight on I-85 between Creedmoor and Oxford.

The truck went off the road in the northbound lanes, hit some trees in the median and flipped over. The cab was completely destroyed after bursting into flames.

The driver was able to escape and no other vehicle were involved in the wreck.

The Highway Patrol says he fell asleep behind the will. There is no word on if the driver will be charged.


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