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Tanker overturns in Miami Gardens

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Those out for a recent Sunday afternoon drive probably heard about the tanker truck that overturned, shutting down several Florida highways for hours and interrupting service on the Tri-Rail commuter rail line.   The accident happened on Interstate 95 in Dade County, not far from West Palm Beach.  It took place in a traffic area…

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18-wheeler crash in Daytona Beach

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A passenger car and a 18-wheeler were involved in a crash on the westbound Interstate 4 in Daytona Beach recently.  Reports state the vehicle struck the 18-wheeler, causing 25 gallons of diesel fuel to spill on the interstate.  A woman and her husband were in the vehicle.   Daytona Beach rescue crews transported the woman to…

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Three semi-trucks crash in Clewiston

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The Florida Highway Patrol reported recently that a crash early one morning involving three semi-trucks on US-27 in Clewiston killed one man and injured another one.   It seems one trucker, stopped his semi to check his tire.  A second trucker, stopped to help.  A third driver, 44-year old truck driver, came along and could…

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Truck overturned on U. S. 27

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Semi-truck carrying bleach overturned on southbound U. S. 27 spilling some of the bleach on the roadway, according to the Broward Sheriff’s department.  The 46-year old driver, was exiting Interstate 75 when the truck overturned and skidded 500 feet before stopping.  He was on his way from Tampa to Miami.  The bleach and oil from…

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Semi-truck driver almost decapitated

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A semi-incident on State Road 82 in Lee County almost left the driver decapitated.  A semi-truck driver, was caught in a wire used by crews in a construction area.  The wire sliced through the top of the truck’s cab, causing the truck driver to duck down; he felt the wire graze the top of his head. The…

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