December 26, 2018
At about 8:14 a.m. a person driving a Toyota Camry on southbound I-35 fell asleep at the wheel and clipped another vehicle, a blue Nissan SUV. The driver of the Nissan then hit a Belton police patrol unit, which was monitoring traffic near an I-35 on ramp in the 200-block of I-35.
The driver of the Nissan and the police officer were transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center. The officer was alert and able to walk.
At the request of the Belton Police Department, the Department of Public Safety is working the crash, since the crash involved a Belton patrol vehicle.