Luis Falcon was very fortunate to receive only minor injuries after losing control of his truck.
According to the FHP report at approximately 4:35 p.m. on Jan. 3, Luis Falcon was driving a 2003 International Van northbound on the southbound lanes of County Road 835 approaching a 2012 Mack Tractor driven by Henry Rudd, 45, of Clewiston.
The van slowed and was turning right when he allegedly lost control and the left front of his van struck the right rear of the Mack tractor. The van came to a rest facing north on the nortbound lane of County Road 835.
According to the FHP report, Mr. Falcon received only minor injuries and Mr. Rudd was not injured.
Mr. Falcon was charged with careless driving.