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Police: Driver falls asleep at the wheel, crashes into a utility pole in Webster

Created: 07/25/2014 6:57 AM WHEC.com

A busy intersection in Webster will be closed this morning as RG&E crews work to replace a utility pole. Police say it was knocked down during a crash early this morning on Empire Boulevard near the intersection of Ridge Road.

We’re told the driver of a car fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the pole. Police tell us both the driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

No tickets were issued.
 





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