Florida driver miraculously survives bizarre car accident with minor injuries

ORLANDO, Florida (Fox 32 News) - A Florida driver is lucky to be alive after a piece of flying metal debris barely missed killing him.

Jesus Armando Escobar was on an Orlando-area highway when there was a car accident on the guardrail above him. A trucker carrying scrap metal lost control, sending pieces of debris flying on to the road below.

A massive piece of metal crashed into his car, but Escobar suffered only minor injuries. The Florida Highway Patrol said Escobar would have been killed if the metal had landed a foot in either direction.

The trucker was cited for careless driving.


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