Man falls asleep at the wheel and injures three

AUSTIN, TX – An 18-year-old man fell asleep at the wheel and crashed his vehicle early on Tuesday morning. According to police reports from the Travis County Sheriff’s Office, the man was driving his blue 1989 Ford down State Highway 71 near Navarro Creek Road when he fell asleep at the wheel.

The vehicle crashed and the driver, his 18-year-old passenger, and his 17-year-old passenger all suffered injuries. The 17-year-old woman is suffered a critical injury. The Ford rolled over and sustained major damage in the crash.

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