Two men suffered major injuries when the pickup they were traveling in crashed into the back of a semitruck early Saturday morning.
At about 6:10 a.m., two men were traveling west on Highway 46 at Golden Hill Road in Paso Robles when their pickup ran into the back of a semitruck, according to Sgt. Steve Lampe of the Paso Robles Police Department.
Both the pickup driver, a 57-year-old man from Fresno, and passenger, a 57-year-old man from Clovis, suffered major injuries and were transported to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center .
The driver of the semitruck was not injured.
Lampe said a preliminary investigation determined that the driver of the pickup fell asleep.
As of Sunday morning, both men were being treated at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center .
Names have not yet been released.