accedentIt appears that an Arizona man fell asleep at the wheel after finishing his shift at a Laughlin casino Monday morning. James Taylor, 77, of Bullhead City told Las Vegas Metro Police that he was on his way home after work when he apparently dozed off shortly after 4 a.m.  His bright yellow pick-up was northbound on Casino Drive when it struck the concrete barrier that is located on the north side of State Route 163, just west of the Laughlin Bridge. The collision caused some of the concrete to give way and allowed the pick-up to partially go through. It came to rest on top of the broken barrier.  Taylor was wearing his seatbelt, which is required by Nevada state law. The airbags in his pick-up also deployed, keeping Taylor from sustaining any injuries. He was checked out by Clark County Fire Department paramedics and refused medical treatment.  Motorists entering Nevada from Arizona were detoured around the accident scene.  Metro is continuing their investigation.

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