High-tension wire breaks man's legs, arm on I-4

Worker became wrapped in high-tension wire


ORLANDO, Fla. – A man doing work on Interstate 4 Wednesday afternoon broke his legs and an arm when he became wrapped in high-tension wire, according to the Orlando Police Department.

Officials said the accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. on the exit ramp of I-4 eastbound onto Fairbanks Avenue.

Workers were rolling high-tension wire when a pickup truck drove through, causing the wire to wrap around the victim, a news release said.

Police said the victim's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Officials did not provide information about what agency the man works for or what kind of work he was performing on I-4.