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Florida man in serious condition after fuel tanker overturns

42-year-old Michael Dodson of Graceville, Fla.,is in serious condition after his fuel tanker overturned Monday.

The tanker, owned by Home Oil Company of Dothan, was loaded with approximately 7500 gallons of diesel fuel.

About 500 gallons of fuel was spilled, but the leak was contained and clean-up crews continue to clear the area.

The road was closed for several hours but has been reopened with the removal of the tanker.

Dodson was traveling north on County Road 173 in Holmes County, Fla., when the semi ran off the road and overturned near the intersection of Reddick Mill Rd.

Dodson was taken to Flowers Hospital.


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