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Thursday at 11 p.m.: Dangerous road debris

Posted: 12:02 PM, Oct 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-25 16:07:34Z

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. -- WPTV NewsChannel 5 investigated road debris and found part of the South Florida viewing area has more debris-related crashes than anywhere else in the state.

Road debris can be hazardous to driver and bystander safety when cars hit the items head-on, or swerve to miss them.  Perhaps you have a story of your own.

Chunks of tire and palm fronds are common in South Florida, but dangerous items come in all shapes and sizes.  Some of what has been pulled from area roads could be considered bizarre.

Thursday night at 11 p.m. you will hear the story of a man who nearly died when he came face to face with road debris, and get a better sense of the problem facing you on the road.