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TRAFFIC ALERT: 2 lanes on NB I-75 back open in Sarasota after tanker crash

 
TRAFFIC ALERT: 2 lanes on NB I-75 back open in Sarasota after tanker crash
Posted Wednesday, August 27th 2014 @ 7am

SARASOTA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Two northbound lanes of I-75 are now back open. All lanes were previously closed early Wednesday due to a crash just past Fruitville Road involving a fuel tanker truck.

All lanes may not be reopened until at least 8 p.m. Earlier, NB traffic was diverted at Bee Ridge Road.

Sarasota officials say the driver of the fuel tanker was taken by helicopter to the hospital.

Fire crews were on scene to shower the truck. 

Officials say there was an additional four-car crash in the same area this morning with no one injured.

Photo Credit WFLA.com

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