Published: Apr 07, 2014 5:45 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla.- Christopher Sylvester, 23, of Port Charlotte, is in serious condition at SMH North Port Urgent Care after a crash on I-75 near Sumter Blvd. this afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 1:30 p.m.when a tire blew out on the flat bed trailer that Sylevester was towing.

Due to the weight of the vehicle, Sylvester lost control and drove off into the median. The vehicle's front end collided with a standing palm tree, causing the truck to overturn.

Sylvester was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, and alcohol is not a factor.