A Glenfield man has admitted to police he fell asleep behind the wheel after crashing into a properties boundary fence following a long distance drive from Perth. Geraldton Police allege at about 6pm on Tuesday May 16, a 22-year-old man from Glenfield was travelling along Chapman Road when he crashed through a front boundary fence and two driveway fences. Acting OIC Sen. Sgt Andrew Ramsden said it will be alleged fatigue was a contributing factor after the driver admitted to stopping once for a brief moment in Cathay during a drive from Perth. He said the driver admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel. Police confirmed no one was injured during the incident. “Police want to remind drivers it is recommended that you take a break every two hours when driving long distances, change drivers where possible and recognise the signs of fatigue and stop,” Sen. Sgt Ramsden said. The man was charged with careless driving and was issued an on the spot traffic infringement of $300 and three demerit points, with damage costs to be claimed on insurance.