Tractor-trailer hauling molasses crashes in Belle Glade, injuring driver

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A tractor-trailer hauling molasses crashed in a rural area of Palm Beach County on Friday morning, injuring the driver.

At 5:41 a.m., emergency crews responded to the wreck in the 1000 block of County Rd. 827A.

The semi was upside down with the trailer partially in the canal, and the driver still inside the cab.

Firefighters had to cut the driver from the cab and transported him to Delray Medical Center by Trauma Hawk.

Officials said there was a minor fuel leak, but it was contained, and none entered a nearby canal.

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