Pipe falls on van in Orlando

Orlando man OK after van is crushed in I-4 crash

Then a large piece of metal pipe, which was several feet long, fell directly onto the minivan.

The metal fell directly on top of the van, crushing the roof.

The scrap metal truck overturned and a 7,000lb (3.2-tonne) pipe segment fell off it, then rolled over the side of the overpass and onto Jesus's Pontiac van, crushing it nearly completely, according to WFTV9.

Despite the giant hunk of metal hitting the driver's side of the van Final Destination style, the driver managed to get away somehow with only minor injuries.

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Escobar's wife, Aricelli, told ABC News her husband feels blessed to be alive.

It's still unclear at this time if Trademark Metal Recycling LLC, the company whose name was on the truck, will take action against Wharton.

When 36-year-old Jesus Armando Escobar was exiting off Interstate 4 onto State Road 528, he had no idea what was about to happen on the overpass above him. "He is a father to three small children and he's our miracle", she said in a statement.

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