Police have identified the motorist killed in fiery crash with a tomato truck last week.
The accident happened on Tuesday, October 2nd in Tampa, Florida at approximately 4:05 p.m.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers say that motorist Jennifer Louise Boynton was entering the northbound on-ramp to Interstate 75 when she lost control of her vehicle, sending her spinning across the highway and into the path of a semi truck hauling tomatoes driven by 63-year-old Angel Aldana Catalan.
The force of the impact separated the tractor from the trailer, sending the tractor over the overpass barrier wall and onto Fowler Avenue below, landing on top of another vehicle driven by female motorist Daniel Lee Allmond. The trailer continued on I-75 without the tractor for some ways before eventually crashing onto Fowler Avenue as well, spilling the load of tomatoes, reported Tampa Bay Times.
Another motorist then crashed into the wrecked semi truck while yet another collided with an axle that had come off the truck.
The tractor and crushed car ignited a fire that firefighters battled for more than 20 minutes.
Allmond, who worked for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles was killed in the wreckage but the other four drivers involved suffered only minor injuries.
Officials do not believe that alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash and the incident is still under investigation.