CMPD: Driver falls asleep, crashes into power pole on Eastway Drive

Police in east Charlotte say a driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a power pole early Thursday morning.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police in east Charlotte say a driver fell asleep before crashing into a power pole on Eastway Drive Thursday morning, closing the road.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, a single-vehicle accident forced the closure of Eastway near the intersection with East Sugar Creek Road a little after 4:30 a.m. 

Officials with Medic confirmed to NBC Charlotte that no one was injured during the crash. Police on the scene said no charges will be filed in connection with the crash. 

Please stick with as more details become available.

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