LOOK AT IT: Sleeping Driver Receives Horrifying Wake-Up Call - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

LOOK AT IT: Sleeping Driver Receives Horrifying Wake-Up Call

NEAR DEER LODGE, MT - A Washington man received quite the wake-up call after falling asleep at the wheel on Interstate 90 near Deer Lodge.

Adam Dangerfield, 21, of Pullman, WA was on his way to college in Idaho on the morning of September 2 when he nodded off and impaled a guardrail along the right shoulder of the road.

Luckily the guardrail went through the passenger side of the Chevy Suburban and Dangerfield escaped uninjured. He had no passengers.

Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Jason Hildenstab says he's never seen an accident quite like this one and Dangerfield was lucky to be alive. If there had been a passenger, Sgt. Hildenstab says the person would have been killed instantly.

The 21-year-old driver was cited with a careless driving ticket.

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