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UPDATE: Semi driver fell asleep behind wheel before I-10 crash

Crash on I-10 East near mile marker 194
Crash on I-10 East near mile marker 194(FL 511)
Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 8:05 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 2, 2021 at 5:04 PM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a semi-driver suffered serious injuries after falling asleep behind the wheel and crashing on I-10 East in Leon County Thursday morning.

According to troopers, the crash happened around 7 a.m. in the area of mile marker 196 on I-10 East. The semi was traveling eastbound on the right lane of I-10 when the driver fell asleep, crashing into a parked semi in the emergency lane of the interstate, FHP’s report says.

The driver who fell asleep was taken to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare for treatment, while the other driver had no injuries, the report says.

You can read WCTV’s original report on this crash below.

Two semi-trucks have crashed into each other on I-10 East at mile marker 194.

Right now details are limited, but we know a semi-truck and a flatbed semi-truck crashed into each other early this morning. The flatbed truck was hauling large lumber sheets, which ultimately littered the roadway. Crews have brought in large construction equipment to help clear the roadway.

WCTV has a reporter on the way to the scene. We will continue to update you on the situation as we learn more information.

Our Michelle Roberts snapped the picture below from the scene of the crash.

Semi Truck Crash on  I-10 east
Semi Truck Crash on I-10 east(Michelle Roberts)

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