Man falls asleep near Stow-on-the-Wold and crashes car with four-year-old in the back

21/11/20- Cotswold crash after man falls asleep at wheel-ITV News West Country
The car flipped onto its roof in the crash. Credit: BPM Media

Police have issued a warning to drivers about the dangers of driving hungover or tired over Christmas after a man crashed his car with a four-year-old child in the back.The crash occurred near Stow-on-the-Wold in the Cotswolds yesterday, December 20, after the driver fell asleep at the wheel.Gloucestershire Police said the man was driving after a "heavy night".The police statement described the act of driving in his condition a "risk" and that he and the child were lucky as it "could have been a lot worse".

Police confirmed that both the driver and the child walked away from the crash uninjured.