Fuel Tanker Truck Overturns On I-95 Spilling Over 7,200 Gallons of Biodiesel Fuel Onto Interstate

By  //  March 21, 2019

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crash occurred around 10 a.m.

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash Thursday morning involving a fuel tanker truck overturning on southbound I-95 near mile marker 197 in Cocoa.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash Thursday morning involving a fuel tanker truck overturning on southbound I-95 near mile marker 197 in Cocoa.

The truck was carrying biodiesel fuel and has spilled over 7,200 gallons onto the interstate around 10 a.m.

The result of the crash forced officials to shutdown southbound  I-95 and divert traffic at SR-520. Since then, troopers have reopened all lanes of southbound I-95.

The crash happened after the driver of the truck became distracted, according to investigators.

No other vehicles were involved and the driver was treated with minor injuries.

Florida Highway Patrol has responded to crash involving a fuel tanker truck overturning  on southbound I-95 near mile marker 197.

Florida Highway Patrol has responded to crash involving a fuel tanker truck overturning  on southbound I-95 near mile marker 197.

The result of the crash forced officials to shutdown southbound  I-95 and divert traffic at SR-520. Since then, troopers have reopened all lanes of southbound I-95.

No other vehicles were involved and the driver was treated with minor injuries. (BCFR Image)

The crash happened after the driver of the truck became distracted, according to investigators. (BCFR Image)

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