Tanker Truck Crashes In Broward County; Driver Injured
First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the crash victim was transported to Broward hospital for treatment. The truck driver sustained some injuries in the crash.
According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, traffic closed in both directions at I-95.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue is on the scene.
Deputies say traffic will be delayed for several hours until a fuel leak can be secured, and the vehicles can be up-righted.
The cause of the crash is under investigations. Broward County Sheriff’s Office urges drivers to seek alternate routes on their commute.
“All lanes are closed. Expect traffic delays for several hours until the fuel leak can be secured and vehicles turned upright. This will be a long and protracted incident. Drivers should be very patient or seek alternative routes for northbound and southbound lanes,” BCSO said.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash. “Cases involving accidents with trucks are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”
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