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Driver Trapped Inside Overturned 18-Wheeler

By Matt Goodman, CBSDFW.com

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A trucker was trapped inside this overturned 18 wheeler at Silver Creek and Heron Drive in Fort Worth on Feb. 7, 2012. His injuries weren't life-threatening. (Credit: MedStar)

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – An 18-wheeler hauling water to a gas operation rolled over at Silver Creek and Heron Drive Tuesday, trapping the driver inside.

MedStar crews responded just before 2 p.m. As of 3:15 p.m., MedStar spokesman Matt Zavadsky said emergency crews had been working to remove the man for 85 minutes.

The driver’s injuries are not considered to be life threatening. Zavadsky said the man is moving and blinking. This is a developing story, look here for further details throughout the afternoon.

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Crews work to remove a man from an overturned tanker in Fort Worth on Feb. 7, 2012. (Credit: MedStar)