Person flown to hospital after tractor-trailer crash on I-10 in Okaloosa County


OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A person had to be flown to the hospital after a tractor-trailer crashed on I-10 just east of Crestview.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that the crash happened Monday evening just past the Jericho Road overpass on eastbound I-10.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, a pickup truck was traveling in the inside lane, and the tractor-trailer was in the outside lane. The pickup truck lost control and traveled into the path of the tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer went off the road, struck several trees and caught on fire. The driver was able to escape and was airlifted to a local hospital.

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