COCHISE COUNTY — A single semi truck went off the road and rolled to its side last Tuesday afternoon.
According to a Department of Public Safety information officer, the semi truck driver allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel at roughly 3 p.m., going off the road and overcorrecting. Due to the overcorrection, the truck and trailer landed on its side.
The accident happened on Interstate 10 westbound, near milepost 348.
The Willcox Fire Department responded to the accident, as well as HCI. The driver of the truck was transported Northern Cochise Community Hospital.
“He (the driver) had some broken bones but he was admitted. I believe he is stable now and recovering,” said DPS Officer Marotto.