Metal cap of tank goes through windshield of Honda Accord

Driver cited for failure to secure load


OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol cited a driver for failing to secure his load after a metal cap broke free from a tank in his Ford truck and went through the windshield of another car.

The two drivers were heading southbound on Interstate 95, just north of Oakland Park Boulevard, about 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The driver of a Ford truck was hauling a metal tank when a cap broke off the tank, bounced off the roadway, and through the windshield of a Honda Accord, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The cap then hit the driver of the Accord in the shoulder.

The driver of the Accord wasn't injured. His car had $500 worth of damage, according to FHP.