Car leaves road and crashes into houses in Ogden, Utah – NBC Los Angeles

According to NBC affiliate KSL, one person was injured and several homes and cars were damaged after a driver fell asleep at the wheel and veered off a busy road in Ogden, Utah.

Dashboard video showed a red Cadlillac in the rightmost northbound lane suddenly veering into the left lane and then onto the southbound side of the road, nearly hitting several vehicles before crashing into several homes and rolling over .

One man was working on his parked car when the Cadillac crashed into him. The man was injured and taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said in a statement.

The driver of the Cadillac was able to walk away after his car rolled over, a witness at the scene told KSL.

Police said the driver fell asleep at the wheel and they believed alcohol and drug impairment were not a factor. He was released with a summons.

“This incident serves as a critical reminder of the dangers associated with drowsy driving. Drowsy driving is a serious and often underestimated hazard. It can slow reaction times, impair decision-making and significantly increase the risk of accidents,” police said in a statement. a statement. rack.

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