Driver falls asleep, hits pillar on I-70

A driver fell asleep and hit a concrete pillar on eastbound I-70 at 7:15 a.m. Jan. 1, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

The Honda Civic was eastbound on I-70 near 78th Street.

The driver, a 35-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man, was taken to the hospital with a possible serious injury, the trooper’s report stated.