DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A dump truck driver in Volusia County narrowly escaped being crushed by a tree.
Officials believe the 30 foot water oak fell because it was rotten.
The driver, 52-year-old Clarence Blair, escaped with only some neck and back pain. He was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
"The roof had been crushed down to probably eye level for this individual and he was pinned between the steering column, the roof and the door itself," said Daytona Beach
That's when the tree fell, crushing the truck's cab.
"We were talking to him the whole time. He never lost consciousness. He did have, complained of some neck pain, some back pain," said Stoney.
Officials said an arborist will be looking at all of the trees at the city facilities to see if