Northbound I-95 Near SR 528 Closed After Trailer Crashes Into Overpass, Traffic Backed Up For Miles

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crash happened around 8:56 a.m.

Brevard Fire Rescue crews have responded to the scene of a crash involving a lowboy trailer carrying two excavators crashing into the overpass on northbound I-95 and SR 528 in Cocoa.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Fire Rescue crews have responded to the scene of a crash involving a semi trailer carrying two excavators crashing into the overpass on northbound I-95 and SR 528 in Cocoa.

The result of the crash has shutdown down northbound I-95 and the right lane eastbound 528 as Department of Transportation officials work to analyze the damage to the bridge.

The crash happened around 8:56 a.m.

“After talking with DOT officials on scene, troopers hope to have northbound I-95 re-opened later this afternoon,” said Sgt. Kim Montes from Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers say the driver of the semi was traveling northbound on I-95 when the one of the excavator’s he was hauling struck the SR-528 overpass.

Authorities issued the driver a citation for Improper Load.

The driver has been identified as 41-year-old Terrance Williams from Miami. Williams was not injured.

Traffic remains backed up over 5 miles long on northbound I-95.

This is a developing story, check back for updates

The crash happened around 8:56 a.m. (BCFR Image)

Brevard Fire Rescue crews have responded to the scene of a vehicle that crashed into an overpass on northbound I-95 and SR 528 in Cocoa. (BCFR Image)

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