Semi-truck overturns, catches fire on Florida’s Turnpike

Semi-truck overturns, catches fire on Florida's Turnpike

Copyright 2020 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. JUPITER, Fla. — A semi-truck overturned and caught fire Friday morning on Florida’s Turnpike in Jupiter, blocking all lanes. The truck was burning in the southbound lanes near the Indiantown Road exit. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto said about 200 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto the highway. A man was taken to a hospital. His condition wasn’t immediately known. Borroto said firefighters were able to extinguish the flames. Courtesy of Scott Reynolds The semi-truck crashed and burned on Florida’s Turnpike Traffic was diverted off the turnpike at Indiantown Road while crews worked to clear the debris. Copyright 2020 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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