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Truck hauling chlorine crashes on State Road 7 near Loxahatchee, man hospitalized

Posted: 8:10 AM, Sep 18, 2018
Updated: 2019-01-18 16:53:26-05

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.