I-75 reopens after overnight closure from fiery crash in Pasco Co.

(Source: Pasco County Fire Rescue)

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Interstate 75 in Pasco County was reopened on Friday morning after a fiery crash closed it overnight.

The southbound lanes of I-75 at mile marker 285, just south of State Route 52 were closed.

(Source: Pasco County Fire Rescue)

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a dump truck was traveling southbound on I-75 in the outside lane.

For unknown reasons, the dump truck left the lane and collided with a concrete barrier wall.

The truck came to rest on the outside shoulder of the road and burst into flames.

The driver, Ahmed Montano, 31, of Tampa, was not injured.

Traffic was rerouted to SR 52.

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