About 20,000 pounds of fertilizer spilled after a semi-truck overturned on Duette Road in East Manatee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
At 11:09 a.m. Thursday, FHP received a call that a semi-truck with a hopper trailer had overturned on the shoulder at the intersection of Duette Road and McCloud Road, about four miles north of State Road 64.
A wrecker was called to tow it away, according to trooper Kenn Watson. One lane was blocked, Watson said, but traffic was alternated to allow both directions to pass.
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The fertilizer spilled as a result of the rollover. There are no serious injuries reported.
The cause of the rollerover has not yet been identified.
Herald staff report