“Unstable Load” Blamed For Semi Crash Which Leaked 50 Gallons of Diesel Fuel

Tampa, Florida – A truck driver whose rig overturned this morning at 8 a.m. is blaming an unbalanced load for the crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol the driver felt the trailer losing stability as he made a turn. A tire failed and caused the truck to crash spilling out its contents as well as approximately 50 gallons of diesel fuel. The driver was not injured in the crash. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene for the clean up effort.

Video from the scene is shared courtesy of WTSP.com.

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