Friday, 28 July, 2017

Massive pipe falls on van, only minor injuries in incident

Orlando man OK after van is crushed in I-4 crash Orlando man miraculously survives van being crushed by falling scrap metal in bizarre traffic crash
Frank Williams | 17 July, 2017, 16:04

A man narrowly escaped death in a freakish crash in Florida Saturday morning.

A semi truck was hauling scrap metal Saturday morning when the driver lost control on an exit ramp, dropping some of his haul onto a vehicle below.

The truck hit the guardrail and overturned, the Florida Highway Patrol says.

Jesus Armando Escobar, a man of 36 years old, was about to take an exit from the interstate 4, in Florida, when a large metal pipe crashed on the roof of his auto.

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As to the miracle, Jesus Armando Escobar, it is out of the hospital... without a single memory of the accident.

A massive piece of metal crashed into his auto, but Escobar suffered only minor injuries.

Theodore Olson, who works at a towing service in Orlando, says he's seen a lot of wrecks but nothing like this. "That's a one in a million shot", Olson said. "It is miraculous he didn't get more than a scratch on his face".

Local police gave the truck driver a ticket for careless driving.

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