Driver falls asleep, crashes into Vista building

VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — A mother who fell sleep at the wheel early Saturday morning crashed into a Vista building, causing an hours-long gas leak.

San Diego Sheriff's deputies say the crash occurred at about 2:45 a.m. on South Santa Fe Ave., near Civic Center Dr.

A family of five was in the SUV that crashed after the driver, identified as the mother, told deputies she fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle, crashing into the building.

A 3-year-old, 2-year-old. and 9-month-old were in the SUV at the time of the crash. No one in the vehicle was injured, deputies said. The family was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

The crash caused a gas leak in the damaged building. SDG&E crews were on the…

Original published: 2018-08-04 13:52:00 Read the full San Diego News here


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