Sleepy driver crashes into pool, police say

A driver crashed into a Santa Clara pool and he’s blaming the accident on a lack of sleep, according to police.

The crash happened yesterday when the driver says he dozed off, crossing a sidewalk, going through two fences and then hitting the pool.

"The person went through two fences before landing in a pool, that's kind of shocking," neighbor Vickie Fairchild, told ABC affiliate KGO.

After the crash, the 19-year-old got out of the car unharmed, police say.

The driver told KGO, he took too wide of a turn, fell asleep and crashed.

Santa Clara police said the 19-year-old passed all field sobriety tests.

As for the car, it was removed from the pool using a crane.

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