TAMPA, FL – According to North Port Police, a tanker-truck driver was injured after he crashed on southbound I-75.
I-75 SB near MM 172 is closed due to a tanker leaking fuel after leaving the roadway and ending up on its side. Roughly 200 gallons. Sarasota and Charlotte County HAZMAT teams are on scene, as well as a NPFD and NPPD. Driver transported by ground to the hospital. Updates to come.— North Port Police (@NorthPortPolice) December 28, 2021
First responders and HAZMAT crews were called to the scene to help clean up the roughly 200 gallons of fuel the truck leaked onto the roadway around 6:44 a.m.
The driver was taken to a local hospital by ambulance.
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