Two injured after driver falls asleep at the wheel and hits multiple signs

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – Two people are injured after a driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into multiple signs on Highway 67 Sunday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Joshua Dilbeck, 27, was driving a 2010 Ford Fusion north of Tower road at 7:29 p.m. when he fell asleep. The Ford then veered off the left side of the road and hit several traffic signs, officials report.

Officials took Dilbeck, as well as another vehicle occupant, to Parkland Health Center Bonne Terre to treat minor injuries.

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