LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A truck driver was not injured after a Friday morning crash that sent their trailer tumbling off of an Interstate 75 overpass.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident happened at the Alico Road overpass in Lee County.
The semi truck and trailer has been lowered off of NB I75 onto Alico Road‼️Definitely not something you see everyday! Thankfully no injuries involved‼️ pic.twitter.com/6CLGqdk9wk
— FHP SWFL (@FHPSWFL) May 27, 2022
The northbound lanes of I-75 and westbound lanes of Alico Road were closed as crews worked to clean up the crash scene.
In photos and videos posted to Twitter by the FHP, the rig’s trailer could be seen dangling from the overpass as the still-attached tractor sat on its side on the freeway high above.
One video showed a large crane lowering the 18-wheeler down from the overpass.
Further information about the crash was not immediately available.
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