1 injured in overnight wreck on I-40 near Biltmore
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —
A man is in Mission Hospital after crashing into a tree overnight in Asheville.
The wreck happened on I-40 right before the Biltmore/South Asheville exit.
Asheville police tell us the driver fell asleep at the wheel, rear-ended a garbage truck, and went off the road hitting a tree.
He was ejected from the car.
Police say when he was transported, he was talking in the ambulance, though he suffered injuries that authorities describe as major.