FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A driver of a tanker trucker is recovering after he lost control and slammed into a light pole and a transformer at Port Everglades on Sunday.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office said truck driver had some sort of medical problem near the entrance to the port’s Checkpoint #2 when he lost control and hit the pole.READ MORE: Florida Task Force Makes Recommendations On Condo Safety
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue paramedics were able to stabilize the driver who was taken to Broward General Medical Center.READ MORE: Attorney: Parkland School Gunman Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To Massacre
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Drivers were urged to avoid the area until clean up was complete.