Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes into Parked Vehicle in Placentia

PLACENTIA (CNS) - The driver of a pickup truck was hospitalized this morning with complaints of back and neck pain sustained when he fell asleep and crashed into six vehicles parked on a street in Placentia.

Officers responded to the accident about 11:45 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East Chapman Avenue, near All American Way, according to Sgt. J. Gillis of the Placentia Police Department.

The driver told officers he fell asleep while on his way home from work and slammed into the six parked vehicles, Gillis said.

Paramedics took the man to a hospital with complaints of back and neck pain, Gillis said.

No other injuries were reported.

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