Drowsy driver unhurt after hitting power pole in Weber County

Photo: Weber County Sheriff's Office

WEBER COUNTY, Utah, May 31, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — A Weber County driver got an abrupt wake-up this week after hitting a power pole.

“Deputies responded to the area of 4500 E. 3300 North on a report of a traffic accident,” says a Weber County Sheriff‘s statement issued Monday.

“The 18-year-old driver reportedly fell asleep and drifted off the road hitting a power pole.”

The pole snapped, but the driver is OK.

“No injuries were reported in the crash,” the statement says.

Weber County Sheriff vehicle. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg


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