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Noble County police: 82-year-old says he fell asleep before crash

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 3:43 pm

An 82-year-old driver told police he fell asleep before crashing into a parked garbage truck before noon Tuesday, according to a Noble County Sheriff's Department news release.

The older driver was taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center with complaint of pain after the 11:23 a.m. Tuesday crash, according to the release.

The man's 1996 Chevy Astro van rear-ended a 2007 Freightliner that was stopped to pick up garbage on Wolf Lake Road at County Road 100 South, according to the release. The 27-year-old truck driver was not injured.