| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - TRANSPORTATION ACCIDENT |
The following is a summary of an e-mail received from the State of Florida:
On May 15, 2019 at 2327 EDT, the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Radiation Control Duty Officer, contacted the NRC via e-mail to report that all westbound lanes of East Colonial Drive, in Orlando FL, were closed and the entrance and exit ramps to/from State Route 417 were closed. The State Trooper on scene reported that there was a potential release of an unknown quantity of medical grade radioactive material, Molybdenum-99. This material is used in the treatment of cancer. Orange County HAZMAT was dispatched to the scene and requested a call back for assistance. A state inspector was dispatched to the scene. The inspector found no damage to the radioactive material and no contamination. The material was housed in a lead lined box, surrounded by styrofoam, in a cardboard shipping container. There was one person reported with minor injuries due to the crash.
Florida Report No.: 2019-2728
Notified DOT Crisis Management Center, DOE and DHS SWO.