Car flips over in Colorado Springs

A young driver falls asleep at the wheel and creates quite a scene in Colorado Springs.

It happened around 3 o'clock this morning in the 16 -hundred block of Smoke Ridge.

That's in the northwest part of Colorado Springs.

Police say the 20-year-old driver of a Yukon Denali fell asleep at the wheel, hit two curbs, flipped the S-U-V and plowed into a fence.

According to police the driver was heading home from Brigham Young University in Utah, he had been driving for nine hours.

He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

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