Driver injured when tanker truck runs over car
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 24-year-old man was critically injured before dawn Monday when a truck driver didn't see that the car partly blocking a northbound lane of Interstate 95 at Dunn Avenue and ran it over, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Mercedes Denise Lewis was hospitalized at UF Health Jacksonville after the 5:09 a.m. accident.
Lewis' Chevrolet Malibu came to rest in the grass on the right shoulder. The tanker stopped a short distance away, also on the right shoulder.
According to the FHP report, Shane Williams, 38, was driving the Freightliner tanker truck. Charges are pending.
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