Alleged drowsy driver causes fiery explosion at gas pump

EVERETT, WA (KTRK) -- You've heard you should never get behind the wheel when you're sleepy. Here's why.

Washington police say a drowsy driver fell asleep on the road and plowed right into a gas pump, causing a fiery explosion.

Surveillance video from inside the store shows the crash. The driver stayed inside the truck for nearly a minute before making an escape.

The pump burned out of control until a gas station employee managed to shut off the burning pump.

A fire extinguisher was used to put out most of the flames.
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