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Truck hauling chlorine crashes on State Road 7 near Loxahatchee, man hospitalized
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday morning State Road 7 is shut down between Persimmon Boulevard and Okeechobee Boulevard for a rollover wreck and chemical spill.
Posted at 8:10 AM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 11:17:22-04
State Road 7 was closed Tuesday morning between Orange Grove and Okeechobee boulevards after a truck hauling pool chlorine crashed and rolled over.
Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto said the wreck happened at about 7:44 a.m.
Borroto said the truck was carrying pool chlorine in the back and an occupant was splashed with the chemical on their body.
The patient, a man, was transported to a local trauma center.
The cause of the wreck has not been released.
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