BENTON COUNTY, Wash., Aug. 11, 2020 — A sleepy driver crashed in Benton County on Wednesday, Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Thorson said.
A truck was the only vehicle involved in the rollover, which occurred on Interstate 82 at Milepost 98, about two miles east of Benton City.
The crash resulted in a minor injury, Thorson said.
One lane was blocked as a result of the crash.
“The driver admitted falling asleep at the wheel,” Thorson said.
It was unclear at press time if any charges were pending against the driver.
Traffic alert in Benton County: WSP is on scene of a 1-truck, minor injury, rollover collision on I 82 at MP 98. This is about two miles east of Benton City. One lane is closed. The driver admitted to falling asleep at the wheel. pic.twitter.com/hTSQtcDGqW— Trooper C. Thorson (@wspd3pio) August 10, 2022
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