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Garbage truck plunge caught on camera

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Mar 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-08 09:24:29-05

(WTVJ, NBC NEWSCHANNEL) Dramatic video footage showing a garbage truck falling off an interstate ramp in Miami last February was released by the Florida Highway Patrol Monday.

The dashcam shows the truck crash through a guardrail on Florida’s I-95 and fall nearly 100 feet to the ground -- landing in the parking lot of a neighborhood park.

Amazingly the truck landed right side up, but the driver had been ejected from the vehicle.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for serious injuries and released.

Witnesses and family members said it was a miracle he survived.

Police have not said what caused the accident.