Tractor-Trailer Overturns Spilling Sand and Fuel, Driver Airlifted to Trauma Center
BROOKSVILLE – The southbound lanes of U.S. 41 at Pine Cabin Road are still blocked, after a tractor-trailer overturned – spilling a load of sand onto the roadway. The driver of the truck was airlifted to Bayonet Point Hospital with traumatic injuries, but his condition is unknown at this time.
A Hazmat Unit responded to the scene to clean up approximately 30 gallons of diesel that spilled from the truck‘s fuel tanks. Road crews are working on removing the sand.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.
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