Sleepy Driver Crashes In Benton County

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.

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