Hendry County, FL (September 13, 2023) – A 49-year-old man died in a crash on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, after his truck’s tire burst on U.S. Highway 27.
The incident, near Airglades Boulevard in Clewiston, happened around 1:35 p.m.
The tire’s blowout sent the truck across the median, colliding with a pickup and guardrail.
Florida Highway Patrol arrived at the scene by 1:41 p.m. The initial truck’s driver was ejected and died on site.
Meanwhile, emergency responders transported the pickup driver to a nearby hospital.
The investigation is still ongoing.