Sleepy mail truck driver rolls into Interstate 91 median in Hartford

HARTFORD - A mail truck driver who fell asleep while headed north up I-91 this morning managed to escape any injury when his large box truck rolled onto its side in the median a couple of miles south of the interstate interchanges in White River Junction.

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    Vermont State Police said that the driver, Adrian Gardner, 25, of Hartford, Connecticut was wearing his seatbelt when the mishap occurred about 4:40 a.m.

    The 2006 GMC C7500 box truck struck guardrails before rolling and ended up sustaining damage to the front end and passenger side.

    Police said conditions at Mile Marker 68 were clear and dry at the time and Gardner was issued a traffic ticket for failure to maintain his lane of travel.

    The Hartford Fire Department also responded to the scene to assist. 

Photo courtesy the Vermont State Police

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