Orange County firefighters rescued a man pinned under a tractor-trailer on December 30, according to sources. The truck accident occurred when the man ran his Kia into the back of the truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at the intersection of Orange Blossom Train and Robinson Street in Zellwood.
The victim was eventually pulled out of the car, but rescuers had trouble getting to him. They rushed him to Orlando Regional Medical Center. Officials shut down the highway for several hours. The victim’s condition is unknown.
Every year 41,000-45,000 people die in the U.S. in car accidents. 9% of the deaths involve commercial trucks. 4% are related to truck driver fatigue.
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