FHP: Two Trucks Collide Causing Beer, Chips To Be Spilled On I-95 In Melbourne

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Traffic got a little messy along I-95 near Melbourne early this morning after a beer truck crashed into a Frito Lay truck that had stopped on the shoulder: http://wesh.tv/6000BgIwQ

Posted by WESH 2 News on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

ABOVE VIDEO: Traffic got a little messy along I-95 near Melbourne early this morning after a beer truck crashed into a Frito Lay truck that had stopped on the shoulder. (WESH Video)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Florida Highway Patrol reported that two trucks collided early Wednesday morning about 3:10 a.m. on I-95 at Mile Marker 187 in Melbourne.

A semi truck carrying Busch beer, driven by Roberto Ferrer Rodriguez, 54, of Miami, was traveling southbound on I-95, in the right lane.  Meanwhile, a Frito-Lay box truck carrying chips, driven by Zachary Basinger, 29, of Melbourne was stopped on the right shoulder in the southbound on I-95 lanes.

According to FHP, Rodriguez said he attempted to move into the center lane of I-95. Another vehicle was in the center lane and Rodriguez swerved back into the right lane and then continued onto the paved shoulder.

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The front, right of the Busch beer truck struck the Frito-Lay truck, which then overturned, causing beer and chips to be spilled onto the roadway.

Rodriguez was ticketed for failing to maintain a single lane.

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The Florida Highway Patrol reported that two trucks collided early Wednesday morning about 3:10 a.m. on I-95 at mile marker 187 in Melbourne.

The Florida Highway Patrol reported that two trucks collided early Wednesday morning about 3:10 a.m. on I-95 at mile marker 187 in Melbourne.


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