Man drives with traffic sign lodged in head

The man crashed into a median, then a sign and got part of a traffic sign stuck in his head

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Fla. man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was pulled over by police who found he had been driving with a portion of a traffic sign lodged in his head.

Leslie Richard Newton, 63, was driving when he crashed into a median then a traffic sign, but continued driving. Apparently part of the sign went through his windshield and was embedded in his head, according to Action News Jax.

After officers pulled him over, he was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities believe alcohol was a factor in the accident. Nobody else was injured.

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