Dumpster crashes onto SUV with child inside in Port St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida – It was a close call for a woman and 7 year old child Tuesday when a giant dumpster fell on their SUV in Port St. Lucie.

According to police, a truck hauling a dumpster was turning onto SW Savona Boulevard on SW Becker Road around 8:30 a.m. when the dumpster rolled off the truck and landed on the SUV.

There was a 39-year-old woman and a 7-year-old child in the vehicle, but luckily nobody was injured.

According to the police, the SUV suffered significant damage.

The road was temporarily closed when the crews cleaned up the wreck, but has since reopened.

@PSLPolice investigates “drop-off dumpster” truck, flipped an SUV over; No injuries reported, SW Becker Rd / SW Savona. The dumpster rolled off the truck, lifted the truck off the ground, and hit the SUV. Everyone has safely left the vehicle / truck. Road temporarily closed pic.twitter.com/LbqzxxY3fc

– Port St. Lucie PD (@PSLPolice) February 18, 2020

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