Truck Versus Oil Tanker Accident on Capital Circle NW - SLIDE SHOW

By: Eyewitness News; Amy Long Email
By: Eyewitness News; Amy Long Email

UPDATE 10:30pm 8/10/2011

A head-on collision sent two men to the hospital and shut down areas of Capital Circle North West for hours.

Troopers on scene say 34-year-old, William Darby was driving a Chevy pickup truck north on Capital Circle North West near Flowerwood drive.

For unknown reasons, Darby veered into oncoming traffic and hit a gasoline tanker..

As of 10:30pm, 8/10 Darby was listed in serious condition at TMH. The driver of the gasoline taker, Earl Germany, is in serious condition at Capital Regional.

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Tallahassee, FL -- August 10. 2011 --

A two vehicle accident on Capital Circle NW and Flowerwood Drive has been affecting traffic since around 2pm.

LCSO and FHP are on scene of an accident between and oil tanker and a pickup truck.

Deputies say the driver of the pick up truck is under trauma watch at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. His passenger, a woman, was treated for minor scrapes. Also, the driver of the oil tanker is being treated for minor injuries at TMH.

Traffic is still being rerouted in the area, but both vehicles involved in the crash have been loaded onto wreckers as of 4pm.

More details will be released as they become available.



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  • by Cantis Williams Location: Qincy Flrida on Aug 14, 2011 at 06:19 PM
    Elder: Earl German Is a friend of mine and I would like to know if anyone at this point knows his condition. If you do pleae answer back.
  • by Tally12 Location: Tallahassee on Aug 11, 2011 at 08:12 AM
    That is very sad- I hope these men pull through this and heal quickly.
  • by robert Location: tallahassee on Aug 11, 2011 at 06:47 AM
    This boys family are friends of mine and are good people, hope the same happens to you, you are a scumbag.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 10, 2011 at 05:21 PM
    I was going to comment on this earlier, but I got stuck in traffic.
    • reply
      by Bob G. on Aug 11, 2011 at 02:44 AM in reply to
      I was going to comment on this now, "SO"!!
    • reply
      by Jade on Aug 11, 2011 at 04:24 AM in reply to
      Anonymous - you are one sick person.......... Your comment is not funny.
      • reply
        by Doh on Aug 11, 2011 at 05:38 AM in reply to Jade
        That's your opinion. I thought it was funny. That's my opinion. LOL!
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