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 the truck mixed on the roadway; clean-up crews cleared the road and moved the semi onto the shoulder.


Persons from vehicles passing by rescued the driver from the truck.  He was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Ft. Lauderdale where he is expected to recover from the ordeal.