ST. PETERSBURG - A cement truck has overturned on the exit ramp to the Pinellas Bayway off Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg, Bay News 9 is reporting.
According to St. Petersburg Fire Rescue, the truck was coming down the southbound exit ramp just before 1 p.m. when it hit a guardrail and rolled over onto the northbound lane of the entrance ramp.
Officials said the accident has created a 28-feet long, 6-foot wide, 8-inch deep hole in the interstate.
According to Joel Granata with St. Petersburg Fire Rescue, the entrance ramp is expected to be closed for a few days. Traffic is being detoured to the 54th Avenue South entrance ramp.
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Officials said the driver was taken to Bayfront Medical Center with unknown injuries, according to the Bay New 9 report.