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Scrap metal crashes onto van, but driver not badly hurt

Scrap metal crashes onto van, but driver not badly hurt

Miraculously, he suffered only minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Troopers say a minivan driven by Jesus Armando Escobar, 36, of Orlando, was on an I-4 ramp when a semi-truck on the highway above lost control and overturned, dumping a large metal pipe from its bed. The Florida Highway Patrol said Escobar would have been killed if the metal had landed a foot in either direction.

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Troopers say Wharton lost control of his truck, which hit the guardrail and overturned. Escobar, a father of three, was exiting the interstate at the time.

The scrap metal smashed in the roof of the auto on the driver's side, authorities said.

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"I've seen crushed cars before but nothing in this kind of circumstance, where they were up on an upper bridge and it rolled out of a container and crushed a vehicle", Theodore Olson with Orlando Towing told WFTV-9. "That's a one in a million shot", Olson said. "It is miraculous he didn't get more than a scratch on his face".

The truck driver, 33-year-old Antonio Santiago Wharton, also sustained minor injuries.

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