Semi carrying pumpkins crashes, blocks I-75

I-75 Pumpkin truck fire

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- A semi-truck carrying pumpkins caught on fire early Friday.

The semi, which caught fire after hitting the median on Interstate 75 near State Route 52 in Pasco County, is a total loss.

Interstate 75 South near SR-52 was reopened Friday afternoon. 

The truck traveled into the gore near the exit of State Route 52, and crashed at the exit ramp. It then traveled several hundred feet before erupting in flames, according to the FHP.

It’s not immediately known who owns the semi or where the pumpkins were being transported.

The FHP said the driver was uninjured.

Aerials: Sky 10 over I-75 South where a semi-truck carrying pumpkins caught on fire early Friday

Watch Aerials: Semi crashes on I-75 South in Pasco County, closes southbound lanes

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