Cleanup continues after tanker spills 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel on Hwy. 331 | News
MONTGOMERY CO., AL (WSFA) - Traffic is being diverted off E. Boyd to Alabama 94 and will likely continue that way into Friday evening as crews work to clean up the large fuel spill from an overturned tanker truck.
The crash occurred Friday morning around 6:30 when the diesel fuel transporter crashed on U.S. Hwy 331 just south of Alabama 94. When the tanker overturned, it dumped more than 7,500 gallons of fuel onto the roadway.
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Alabama Department of Transportation were notified of the spill.
Alabama State Troopers say cleanup efforts will likely span throughout the weekend, but add that they will assist with traffic control until the cleanup is complete.
The tanker driver sustained minor injuries in the crash.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.