Bowling Green, FL: Oil Truck Explodes, Prompting Evacuations

January 9, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

A tanker truck carrying 8,500 gallons of oil exploded in Bowling Green, Florida on Thursday, prompting evacuations of nearby homes.

SR-62 is shut down at Polk Road after the explosion.

Fire and rescue crews are looking for the driver, who is unaccounted for, reported ABC.

No other vehicles were involved.

 

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