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Haul of onions spills onto highway after tractor-trailer overturns

Tractor-trailer overturns on Palmetto Expressway, blocking ramp to Turnpike

A tractor-trailer carrying onions overturned Monday morning on the Palmetto Expressway.
A tractor-trailer carrying onions overturned Monday morning on the Palmetto Expressway.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A tractor-trailer spilled a load of onions onto a South Florida highway after it overturned early Monday morning.

The tractor-trailer was hauling onions when it overturned on the Palmetto Expressway, blocking southbound lanes onto Florida's Turnpike.

A tow truck was called to get the tractor-trailer upright again.

One person was taken to a hospital.

Traffic was impacted throughout the morning and into the afternoon while authorities worked to clear the scene.


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