San Andreas man struck tree

Written by Union Democrat staff May 06, 2014 07:00 pm

A San Andreas man was flown to a Modesto hospital after his car collided with a tree early Monday morning. 

Lyle Johnson, 51, of San Andreas, was driving his Toyota 4Runner eastbound on Highway 12 about 55 mph, according to a California Highway Patrol report.

Johnson allegedly fell asleep and his truck veered off the side of the road and collided with a tree. 

CHP officers responded to the accident about 1:45 a.m.

Johnson suffered major injuries from the accident, CHP said.