Driver crashes car after passing out from wearing N95 mask

Driver crashes car after passing out from wearing N95 mask
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[Ed. – He then went home and took a swig of bleach.]

A New Jersey driver crashed head-on into a pole — after passing out from wearing an N95 mask for hours, police said Friday.

Lincoln Park police believe that the driver, who was not named, lost consciousness while behind the wheel Thursday from lack of oxygen and breathing in excessive carbon dioxide thanks to the mask, the department wrote on Facebook.

“The LPPD responded to a lone occupant single car motor vehicle crash yesterday. The crash is believed to have resulted from the driver wearing an N95 mask for several hours and subsequently passing out behind the wheel due to insufficient oxygen intake/excessive carbon dioxide intake,” the cops wrote.

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“We also know that nothing was uncovered at the accident scene that would suggest that the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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