Water Tanker Overturns, Trapping Driver - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Water Tanker Overturns, Trapping Driver

Driver was trapped inside overturned tanker or more than two hours

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    Water Tanker Overturns, Trapping Driver
    Jared Koester with DFW Police Scanner
    A water tanker overturned Tuesday afternoon in Fort Worth, trapping the driver inside. (Photo courtesy of Jared Koester with DFW Police Scanner)

    A water tanker overturned into a ditch in Fort Worth, trapping the driver inside.

    The tanker overturned near Silver Creek Road and Heron Drive just before 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

    It took emergency crews two and a half hours to free the driver, they had to use a blow torch to cut him out of the tanker wreckage.

    After the driver was free CareFlite transported the him to an area hospital.