LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A tanker carrying liquid nitrogen overturned Wednesday in Lake County, prompting a traffic alert in the area.
The crash was reported at the intersection of County Road 455 and County Road 561.
The driver of the tanker was airlifted to an Orlando hospital as a trauma alert patient, officials said.
Authorities later clarified that there was no leak associated with the crash.
State Road 19 can be used as an alternate route.
No other details have been released.
Members of Lake County Firefighters are currently on scene of a Liquid Nitrogen tanker roll over, in the round about at CR 561 and CR455. The driver was extricated from the vehicle and flown to the Trauma Center in Orlando. Hazmat crews are currently on scene mitigating the leak. pic.twitter.com/Umcim7Ooxv— Lake County Firefighters (@LakeCountyFFs) September 15, 2021
Deputies are currently working on an overturned tanker at the intersection of County Road 455 and County Road 561. The entire area is blocked off due to the possibility of a leak. Please avoid the area and you may use State Road 19 as an alternate. pic.twitter.com/wC5O7rXzbV— LakeCountySO (@LakeCountySO) September 15, 2021