Waltrip Charged After Rolling Car In Accident

Tuesday, April 10th 2007, 7:07 pm
By: News On 6

SHERRILL'S FORD, N.C. (AP) -- Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip has been charged with reckless driving and failing to report an accident after hitting a telephone pole and rolling his car over the weekend.

Waltrip suffered scratches to his face and cuts on his finger in the accident which happened about a mile away from his home.

Waltrip says he fell asleep at the wheel when he wrecked early Saturday morning.

When police arrived at the scene, they found the abandoned vehicle with blood in it.