A Florida driver is lucky to be alive after his car flips because he was texting.
Police in Fort Myers, FL saw the dangers of texting and driving first-hand.
An officer saw a car swerving and slowing down, so he turned on the dash cam and followed it.
The car then sped up, crossed the right lane, went over the sidewalk, hit a sign, crashed into a tree and flipped over.
Fortunately, the driver was able to crawl out of the car and was not seriously hurt.
He was charged with careless driving and texting while driving.
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Thursday (83/68): Sun
Lower Humidity, Not as Hot
Thursday is going to feature mostly sunny skies and lower humidity. There will be a pleasant NW breeze around 10 mph. High 83. Enjoy.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.