EVERETT, WA (KTRK) — You’ve heard you should never get behind the wheel when you’re sleepy. Here’s why.
Washington police say a drowsy driver fell asleep on the road and plowed right into a gas pump, causing a fiery explosion.
Surveillance video from inside the store shows the crash. The driver stayed inside the truck for nearly a minute before making an escape.
The pump burned out of control until a gas station employee managed to shut off the burning pump.
A fire extinguisher was used to put out most of the flames.