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Orange juice tanker truck overturns on Tampa interstate ramp

TAMPA — A tanker truck hauling a load of orange juice overturned in early Tuesday's rain on the exit ramp from Interstate 4 to southbound Interstate 275, authorities said.

The truck, operated by Indian River Transport Co. of Winter Haven, was headed south about 5 a.m. at high speed when it tipped onto its right side, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The driver, Billy Ray Parker, 55, of Winter Springs was treated at the scene for minor injuries, troopers said.

The truck was heavily damaged, but none of the orange juice was lost, authorities said.

Orange juice tanker truck overturns on Tampa interstate ramp 09/24/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 3:34pm]
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