Authorities responded to an accident on Saturday afternoon on Highway 6. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. near the Carbon County Club. Authorities from the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office, Helper Police Department and Utah Highway Patrol as well as ambulance and fire crews were on scene.
According to Utah Highway Patrol trooper Tana Allred, a driver in a van was traveling eastbound on Saturday afternoon. The driver fell asleep while driving and drove off the road. In addition to the driver, one passenger was in the vehicle.
The driver and the passenger both suffered minor injuries and were transported by ambulance to Castleview Hospital.