Tractor-Trailer Plunges into Jenkins Creek Canal After Driver Loses Control
WEEKI WACHEE – The driver of a tractor-trailer escaped with only minor injuries today, after he lost control and drove into a canal at Jenkins Creek.
Sources tell RNRF that the driver over-corrected and swerved across the center line, and then plunged into the canal.
Fire Rescue is placing absorbent hazardous material booms in the water to contain diesel fuel and other chemicals that are leaking from the truck.
Traffic delays are expected in the area while emergency vehicles are on scene.
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