Debris flies through windshield, injures passenger on Florida Turnpike

Victim not transported after freak accident

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A 25-year-old woman was injured Wednesday after being struck by road debris that crashed through her car windshield on Florida's Turnpike, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

The freak accident happened near mile marker 251 on the turnpike.

The Florida Highway Patrol said that the woman struck a piece of steel that was lying in the roadway and it then struck her windshield.

She suffered minor injuries but did not require medical attention.

It's unknown why the steel was in the road.

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