Man seriously hurt after falling asleep while driving - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Man seriously hurt after falling asleep while driving

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(04/07/14) - A driver fell asleep behind the wheel and side-swiped a semi in Sanilac County.

The sheriff's department says the crash happened Monday morning, shortly after 9, on M-53 south of Mayville Road, in Marlette Township.

A 22-year-old man driving a Grand Prix was traveling south of M-53 when he fell asleep, crossed the center line and side-swiped a semi going north.

Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to get the man of his car. He has serious injuries.

The semi driver was not hurt.

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