Jefferson County Man Crashes After Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Posted at 5:27 PM, May 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-04 13:48:49-04

JEFFERSON Co., Fla., (WTXL) -- A man crashed into bushes after he fell asleep behind the wheel Monday morning.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers said, John Tyler Lacey, of Monticello, was driving about 55 to 60 miles per hour south on Dills Road early in the morning when his vehicle went off the road and into a ditch. The car then traveled up hill hitting a cluster of bushes with its front right side.

Lacey told troopers he had fallen asleep while driving, according to the report.