Joggers Hit by Driver Asleep at The Wheel
On Sunday, two joggers in Poway were injured when a driver fell asleep at the wheel and struck them. According to ABC News Channel 10, the incident happened at about 5:40 a.m., on Pomerado Road at Via Monte Claro. The joggers were in the bike lane at the time of the collision. They were rushed to Palomar Hospital for treatment of head injuries. The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Although very few details about the crash have been released, we do know that the driver fell asleep at the wheel. Initial reports didn’t suspect drugs or alcohol as factors in the crash, but the cause is likely still under investigation with authorities. At this time, there is no word on the extent of injuries involved or the current conditions of either jogger.