Truck with trailer rolls down freeway embankment in Fresno

January 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A man is in the hospital following an accident in Northeast Fresno Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened in Northeast Fresno near the Friant off-ramp at Highway 41 around noon. Officials with the Highway Patrol say after the driver fell asleep at the wheel, he crashed into a guard rail.

Afterwards his truck, and the trailer it was pulling, rolled down the embankment and flipped over. The driver suffered minor head injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.