Sarasota police responded to the scene of an overturned truck crane on Friday, blocking all lanes and spilling debris on the roadway.
Florida Highway Patrol told ABC7 the driver, Nick Tur of North Port, was traveling northbound when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway. The road remained closed for the majority of the day, as the scene took nearly seven hours to clear.
Tur was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
Source: ABC7 WWSB & the Herald Tribune