Minor injuries reported in Sarasota Co. semi-truck rollover

VENICE, FL – A truck driver sustained mild injuries Thursday morning when his 18-wheeler overturned on the interstate in west-central Sarasota County, reports 10 Tampa Bay.

The incident happened just before 4 a.m. on the southbound side of I-75 near North River Road, which is just west of the Myakka River in Venice.

The investigation indicates that the driver of a southbound tractor-trailer carrying oxygen and propane tanks lost control of his vehicle and veered from the roadway. When the driver tried to regain control, the semi-truck overturned and slid in the roadway.

The truck driver’s injuries were very minor, and no other injuries have been reported at this time.

Officials closed the southbound lanes of I-75 near the accident while crews cleared the scene.

A full investigation is underway.

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