Driver admits to falling asleep at wheel following Chautauqua County crash

PHOTO/Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department

KIANTONE, N.Y. (WIVB) – A driver from Jamestown admitted to falling asleep at the wheel while driving Tuesday morning after narrowly missing a swimming pool display and crashing into a play set in the same yard.

The driver, David A. Philbrick, 42, of Jamestown, was charged with failure to keep right.

The crash occurred on Foote Avenue Ext. An investigation into the crash showed that the vehicle being operated by Philbrick left the roadway and crashed into a large billboard sign. The vehicle then  overturned four to six times before traveling approximately 150 yards through several fields, hitting shrubs and small trees. The vehicle then narrowly missed a swimming pool display set up in the Designer Pools parking lot and crashed into a play set in the same parking lot.

The operator and a female passenger, 41, were both taken to WCA Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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