Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Schuylkill County Man Falls Asleep While Driving Interstate 80

A Schuylkill County man and woman were injured in a crash on Interstate 80 after he fell asleep while driving.

According to the Times News, Paul Hancher, 79, and Irene Plaza, 85, both of Frackville, were injured when Hatcher fell asleep while driving on Interstate 80 westbound in Butler Township, Luzerne County, on Sunday afternoon.

After Hancher fell asleep, the vehicle crashed and rolled multiple times.  Both were taken to the hospital for their injuries.  Hancher was cited for careless driving.

Link to Times News