MANATEE -- A 34-year-old man driving on U.S. 41 suffered minor injuries when he had a medical episode, lost control of his truck, struck another vehicle and then crashed into a construction site before overturning and landing upright, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at 11:15 a.m. at the intersection with Pearl Avenue, according to FHP.
The man was driving north on U.S 41 when the crash occurred. His truck hit a curb and a light pole before crashing near where a RaceTrac gas station is under construction.
He was taken to Blake Medical Center with what were described as minor injuries.
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The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
After the crash, two lanes of northbound U.S. 41 were blocked as officials investigated.