Eagleville man falls asleep at the wheel, crashes on I-35

Traffic Accident

The Highway Patrol reports an Eagleville man sustained minor injuries due to a single-vehicle accident five miles south of Eagleville early Friday morning.

Twenty-one year old Joey McClintock reportedly fell asleep while traveling on northbound Interstate 35. His pickup truck ran off the right side of the road and down an embankment before striking a tree and a ditch, totaling the vehicle. The truck came to a rest on its wheels.

An ambulance transported McClintock to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany.

The Patrol reports he did not wear a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.