Pickup Overturns Trapping Driver

Florida (October 17, 2011)  The driver of a Ford pickup truck crashed on the ramp to I-95 south Monday afternoon causing the vehicle to overturn.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol the accident happened around 1 p.m. when the driver was attempting to get on I-95 south at Exit 39.  The driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned on the shoulder of the road, trapping him inside the wreckage.

Authorities closed the southbound onramp from Sample Road to Interstate 95 as crews worked the accident scene.  The Rescue Crews had to cut off the roof of the Ford to free the man from the vehicle.

The driver was injured and taken to North Broward Medical Center.

The Florida Highway Patrol are investigating this accident.

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