No injuries were reported after a small plane made an emergency landing on the median of a roadway in Lakeland, Florida, on Thursday, April 15, police said.
The Lakeland Police Department said both the pilot and passenger were safe after the plane landed on a grassy median of the Polk Parkway. The landing temporarily affected traffic as lanes were closed to remove the plane, police said. It’s unclear what prompted the landing.
Lakeland resident Darin Kress filmed this footage of the aircraft sitting next to the parkway. Credit: Darin Kress via Storyful