FHP Investigating Fatal Crash on I-10



By: Bailey Myers
January 11th, 2014

Tallahassee FL- One person dies after a car crashed into a light pole on I-10. The accident occurred around eight this evening in the eastbound lane near mile marker 203 by the Thomasville road exit.

Witnesses reported the car was swerving into another lane. That’s when the driver tried to correct the vehicle and instead crashed wrapping around the pole.

Stewart Smith from the Florida Highway Patrol explained, “The vehicle lost control for some reason over steered. Steered onto the south shoulder hit the guardrail on the south shoulder flipped over and then hit the light pole.”

The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. The Florida Highway patrol is currently investigating. They told us there was only one person in the vehicle at the time of the accident.


Tallahassee– Person traveling in east bound lane. Witness told FHP the car swerved for some unknown reason over corrected itself lost control and rammed into the right side median where they then collided with a light pole.
FHP reports there was only one person in the vehicle at the time of the crash and due to the damage were unable to get out of the vehicle.
The person was pronounced dead on scene and investigators are currently looking into the circumstances which led up to the crash.

All traffic is moving in both east and west bound lanes near exit 203 where the accident occurred.

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