Driver falls asleep, crashes through jungle gym in Yarmouth

YARMOUTH, MA (WHDH) - Yarmouth Police say a woman who fell asleep at the wheel crashed through a children’s jungle gym Friday morning.

Multiple 911 calls reported that a car had crashed through the yards of the Mill Store and a Super 8 Motel on Route 28/East Main Street in Yarmouth.

Police and fire crews reached the scene and found a driver who told police she fell asleep. She was not seriously injured.

Police estimate that more than $10,000 in damage occurred.

The damage included fencing, two jungle gyms, a pergola, and landscaping on the properties.

The driver was charged with negligent vehicle operation.



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