Big Rig Plunges Off Of Overpass And On Top Of Motorist Below

Tampa, Florida – A motorist traveling along Interstate 75 in Tampa lost his life yesterday afternoon when a tractor-trailer from the overpass above fell onto his car.


According to the Tampa Bay Times, the accident began when a 40-year-old woman driving an SUV lost control of her vehicle and swerved into the truck’s path. The truck driver then swerved to avoid her and plunged off of the overpass onto the interstate below crushing the motorist. A total of 4 vehicles were involved in the crash.


The truck driver was airlifted to a local hospital. Photos and video from the scene show the fiery wreckage and reveal the truck’s cargo of tomatoes splattered across the roadway.

Courtesy of ABC Action News/YouTube

Florida Department of Transportation immediately dispatched inspectors to inspect the overpass for structural damage.

Video shared courtesy of ABC Action News.




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