Â A Fostoria manÂ was injured when he fell asleep while driving and sideswiped a truck onÂ Ohio 613 near Washington Township 262 around 8:51 a.m. Thursday.
Brian Tiell, 51,Â was driving east on Ohio 613 when his vehicle drifted into the westbound lane and sideswiped a tractor-trailer driven by Wyatt Coddington, 45, of Zanesville, according to the Hancock County Sheriffâs Office. Tiellâs car then went off the north side of the road before stopping in a field.
Tiell was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital where he was treated and released for minor injuries, according to the sheriffâs office.
Tiell was cited for going over marked lanes, the sheriff’s office said.Â His vehicle sustained damage toÂ the driverâs side and was towed, according to the sheriffâs office.Â
Washington Township Fire Department, Hanco Ambulance and Reinhartâs Towing assisted at the scene.