Semi Truck Drives into Apalachicola Bay

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Posted at 10:30 PM, Apr 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-08 19:40:13-04

Franklin Co., Fla., (WTXL)- A tractor trailer drives off of US 98, through a rock formation and into Apalachicola bay.

According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers, the 54-year-old driver lost control of the truck because he was coughing.

No one was injured, and the accident did not cause any kind of leak. However, the Department of Environmental quality was notified to assess any possible impacts on water quality in the area.