Lanes clear after truck hauling oil overturns, brings I-95 to a crawl in Brevard County, FHP says

Wreck investigated near US-192

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A truck hauling oil crashed and caused major slowdowns on I-95 in Brevard County for the Wednesday morning commute, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The wreck was reported around 5 a.m. on I-95 north in southern Brevard County, south of U.S. 192, near Palm Bay.

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The FHP said the truck overturned, but there was only “minimal spillage.”

The truck driver was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to troopers.

Two lanes of I-95 north were blocked in the area and all traffic was diverted off at mile marker 176, the FHP said. As of 7:39 a.m., all lanes had been reopened, according to FHP.

Fog is thick in the area, so motorists are urged to drive with caution.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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