Speeding Car Slammed Into Toll
The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Saturday, June 3, near St. Cloud. The Florida Highway Patrol said all five occupants of the vehicle were treated and have been released from the hospital. Video from the toll plaza shows the car striking a barrier and a passenger being ejected. The vehicle struck a barrier in front of toll lane 13 and the passenger came to rest on the side of toll lane 14. The crash caused the vehicle to catch fire. The crash catches the toll booth workers by surprise and about 20 seconds pass before any of the witnesses appear to notice that somebody has been ejected. The trooper wrote in his report that the driver appeared to be fatigued.