VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A rear-end crash on Interstate 95 in Volusia County caused a semitruck to overturn, spilling sand across the northbound lanes, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened around 6 a.m. Monday near mile marker 239.
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According to FHP, a Dodge Durango traveling in the outside lane failed to slow down and struck the back of a Chevrolet Silverado, causing the Silverado to go off the roadway and into bushes and a tree.
Troopers said the Durango was stopped in the outside lane after the rear-end crash. The semitruck tried to swerve to avoid hitting the vehicle but struck the back left of it and overturned, according to a crash report.
The semitruck was carrying sand, which spilled across the northbound lanes. The driver was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while the other two drivers did not need medical attention, the FHP said.
The interstate was closed in the area but reopened around 8:40 a.m.
An investigation is ongoing.
** WHAT A MESS **— “Trooper Steve” Montiero (@TrooperSteve_) November 21, 2022
NB I-95 x 238MM (Oak Hill)
- NB I-95 CLOSED
- Exiting at 231 per #@FHPOrlando pic.twitter.com/GcfCIDV83N
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