Tractor-trailer becomes wedged under overpass of I-395 expressway

Driver not injured

MIAMI – A tractor-trailer became wedged under the overpass of the eastbound lanes of the Interstate 395 expressway Wednesday night in Miami.

Miami Department of Fire-Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carrol said the tractor-trailer got stuck under the I-395 overpass near Northwest Third Avenue and Northeast 14th Street just before 10 p.m.

Carrol said when firefighters arrived, the driver was safely out of the truck, speaking with Miami police.

The driver was clearing the expressway overpass when the trailer snagged the outer wall of the highway, Carrol said the driver told authorities. The driver got out of the truck and contacted his supervisor.

The driver was evaluated by paramedics, who determined no medical attention was required.

The Florida Department of Transportation was notified to assess the damage and assist with the removal of the tractor-trailer.

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