Florida Driver Crashes Through Barrier, Jumps Opening Drawbridge

A driver ran through a barrier gate before jumping a drawbridge in Daytona Beach, Florida, as it opened at around 8 am on April 12, police said.

The driver also “ran through the second traffic arm as it was in the down position,” police said. Both barriers had been replaced by April 15, police said.

Investigators on the case said they believe they have identified the suspect. An arrest had not been made as of Thursday, according to police.

This footage shows the car barreling through the first barrier and whizzing over the Main Street Bridge as it opened. Credit: Daytona Beach Police Department via Storyful

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