SAPD: Driver falls asleep, crashes 18-wheeler into wall

Accident occurred on eastbound lanes of Loop 1604 at Blanco Road


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police said the driver of an 18-wheeler fell asleep at the wheel, crashing his cab into a wall early Monday morning.

The accident occurred around 4:30 a.m. on the eastbound lanes of Loop 1604 near Blanco Road on the city's North Side.

The driver was taken to North Central Baptist Hospital with a cut on his arm.

Officials at the scene said it took about an hour for crews to finally get the 18-wheeler off the road.

The road has since reopened.

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