GRAND PRAIRIE, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — The Grand Prairie Fire Department released video Tuesday from an early morning crash. An 18 wheeler was heading down I-30 near McArthur when the driver allegedly fell asleep.
The truck careened of the road and over a retaining wall near a bridge. Sparks and dust could be seen in the black and white video captured — from what appears to be — a camera on a set of stop lights.READ MORE: I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech Scam
“We are happy to announce the driver has been released from the hospital with only minor abrasions,” said officials in a tweet.READ MORE: Technology Helping Melissa ISD Retain School Bus Drivers During Nationwide Shortage
Officials said that the driver faces a possible charge of Failure to Maintain Proper Control.MORE NEWS: Parents Share Safety Concerns At Mansfield ISD Town Hall On Campus Security Following School Shooting
The highway was opened back up early Tuesday afternoon.