experimental interstate ramp detectors
Two separate auto accidents occurred on the afternoon of January 26th, due to a wrong-way driver on State Road 528 in the Orlando area. A 78-year-old male driving a white GMC pickup truck at entered the expressway at approximately mile marker 24 driving westbound in the eastbound lanes. A two-vehicle accident occurred near the on ramp when two vehicles collided trying to avoid the GMC. The driver continued westbound where another single vehicle accident occurred near mile marker 21. In all, the truck traveled over 8 miles before being pulled over by the Florida Highway Patrol. The man’s family was contacted and came to pick him up.