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3 people injured after 13-year-old falls asleep at the wheel, crashes car

Posted on Sunday, April 4th, 2021 at 9:22 pm    

GRANT COUNTY, WA – Three people were hospitalized after a 13-year-old boy reportedly fell asleep and crashed a vehicle in Grant County last night.

According to KOMO News, the accident occurred on southbound State Route 243 when a 13-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The vehicle went off the side of the roadway, then overturned.

The driver, a 21-year-old passenger, and a 31-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.

Authorities, who do not believe intoxicated driving played a role in the crash, may be pressing charges against the teenager.

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