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Driver falls asleep, crashes into power pole

A driver apparently fell asleep and crashed into a power pole and fire hydrant on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012.

August 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A driver apparently fell asleep and crashed into a power pole and fire hydrant in Del Rey early Monday morning, authorities said.

The crash happened near Jefferson Boulevard and Margaret Avenue around 1:30 a.m. and sent water gushing into the air.

The collision took out an electrical box, knocking out power to the surrounding area.

The driver's condition was not immediately known. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.


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