Highway horror: Flaming pumpkins jam Florida traffic
Driver was not injured, FHP says
PACSO COUNTY, Fla. – A tractor trailer hauling pumpkins on Interstate 75 erupted into flames after colliding with a guardrail on the exit ramp Friday morning in Pasco County.
Officials said the tractor trailer was traveling south around 4:30 a.m. when the collision happened near the State Road 52 exit causing the trailer to erupt into flames after it came to a complete stop.
The driver was not injured, Florida Highway Patrol said.
The southbound lanes of I-75 are closed and traffic is being diverted to State Road 52.
Officials said extensive roadway repairs need to be made and traffic will be diverted around the crash.
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