Gallons of diesel fuel spilled in overnight crash

Posted at 9:03 AM, Dec 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-19 09:03:56-05

A tractor trailer crashed overnight on Interstate 64, spilling gallons of diesel fuel.

It happened on Interstate 64 westbound near the High Rise Bridge.

The tractor trailer went off the road around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning and crashed into some trees.

The driver was trapped and had to be rescued.

The driver was alert when police arrived on scene.

HAZMAT crews had to be called in to clean up several gallons of diesel fuel.

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