Semi-truck overturns in accident on I-10

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) – A semi-truck overturned on I-10 in Gadsden County after a car deliberately braked very hard in front of it.

Florida Highway Patrol responded to an accident at or about 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning at mile marker 176 on I-10.  According to FHP, a semi-truck pulling a trailer was traveling eastbound in the outside lane on I-10. FHP says an unknown vehicle was traveling in the inside lane, pulled in front of the semi-truck, and “brake checked.”

FHP states the driver of the semi-truck tried to swerve around the vehicle, but ran off the roadway causing the semi-truck to spin.  FHP says the driver of the semi-truck tried to counter-steer to regain control, but the truck overturned on its side.  According to FHP, the driver of the semi-truck was not injured in the accident and alcohol did not play a factor in the incident.

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