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Scrap metal crashes onto van, but driver not badly hurt

17 July 2017, 02:14 | Terri Saunders

Orlando man miraculously survives van being crushed by falling scrap metal in bizarre traffic crash

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An Orlando man sustained only minor injuries when a large piece of scrap metal crushed his van after falling from a highway overpass Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The truck driver lost control, plowed into a guardrail, and then overturned. FHP says the driver of the van suffered only minor injuries.

The scrap metal smashed in the roof of 36-year-old Jesus Armando Escobar's vehicle on the driver's side.

A man in Florida miraculously survived a freaky accident during which his van was completely crushed by scrap metal.

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The family believes Jesus was with Escobar during the accident.

"Another foot to the left and he would be dead", Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes told People magazine, referring to Escobar.

Theodore Olson, who works at a towing service in Orlando, says he's seen a lot of wrecks but nothing like this. "It is miraculous he didn't get more than a scratch on his face".

Wharton was cited for careless driving.



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