By: Bailey Myers
January 11th, 2014
The man has been identified as 19-year-old Tanner Douglas Treadway. Treadway lost control of his 2002 Volvo and became airborne after hitting a guardrail. The roof of the car then collided with a light pole.According to the FHP release, the accident was not alcohol related.
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.
All traffic is moving in both east and west bound lanes near exit 203 where the accident occurred.