A fatigued motorist crashed his pickup truck at 4 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 29, north of Zinfandel Lane, blocking the roadway for an hour and a half, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Justin Lindey, 25, from Clear Lake, was driving his 2000 Chevy S-10 northbound when he veered off the road and struck a road sign on the west side, then ran into a fence.

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He was transported to Queen of the Valley Medical Center with major injuries, the CHP said.

Alcohol/drugs are not suspected to be a factor in this collision, the CHP said. 

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Kevin has been city editor since September 2010. He joined the Register in 1973 as a reporter. He covered Napa City Hall and assorted other beats over the years. Kevin has been writing his Napa Journal column on Sundays since 1989.