A streetlight and water hydrant at the intersection of First Street and Centre Avenue were struck Monday morning by a driver who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel. The driver, 22-year-old Patrick Silva of Artesia, was traveling northbound in a 2011 Chevy Truck on First Street when he fell asleep, striking the hydrant and light pole. Silva was cited for careless driving and driving without a license. The damage and repair time for the hydrant and streetlight will not affect any public businesses or services. Grace Miller – Daily Press

A streetlight and water hydrant at the intersection of First Street and Centre Avenue were struck Monday morning by a driver who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel. The driver, 22-year-old Patrick Silva of Artesia, was traveling northbound in a 2011 Chevy Truck on First Street when he fell asleep, striking the hydrant and light pole. Silva was cited for careless driving and driving without a license. The damage and repair time for the hydrant and streetlight will not affect any public businesses or services.
Grace Miller – Daily Press