FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — A truck driver involved in a fiery crash on Interstate 65 in Franklin last week died from his injuries.
Officials say 25-year-old Yuniel Reyes Abreu died from his injuries on Friday.
His semi hit a roadside overpass support column before losing control and bursting into flames. He was able to escape but was seriously burned.
Franklin Police officials expressed their condolences on social media.
It is with earnest sorrow for his family & friends that the Department confirms the death of Mr. Yuniel Reyes Abreu. On Friday, October 4, Mr. Abreu succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the October 3 crash on I-65 in Franklin.— Franklin Police Dept (@FranklinTNPD) October 7, 2019