REVERE (CBS) – A tanker truck rolled over and crashed in Revere early Wednesday morning, spilling about 7,500 gallons of diesel gas. The problems are anticipated to final by way of the night commute, in keeping with the Massachusetts Division of Transportation.
The truck was hauling about 10,000 gallons of gas when it crashed round 3:30 a.m. on the Brown Circle rotary in entrance of the Sunoco fuel station there. All however 2,500 gallons spilled out, according to the fire department. Firefighters laid a blanket of froth to forestall the fumes from igniting or exploding.
Either side of Route 60 had been instantly shut down and components have been opened and closed by way of the day for the cleanup and highway repairs.
WATCH: crews simply used a crane to show a tanker truck upright after it rolled over at Brown Circle in #Revere this morning spilling virtually 10,000 gallons of diesel gas. @wbz pic.twitter.com/ZJC5BpwRAr
— Anna Meiler (@AnnaMeiler) October 13, 2021
Drivers are requested to keep away from the world if doable. Milling and paving is anticipated to begin round 8 p.m. the place the crash broken the highway, MassDOT mentioned.
Revere Fireplace Chief Chris Vivid mentioned a few of the diesel spilled into the storm drains and out into the Saugus River. The Coast Guard and Division of Environmental Safety try to comprise the spill.
There’s no phrase but on what induced the crash. The truck driver, who has not been recognized, was taken to the hospital to be handled for head accidents.
Revere police mentioned the driving force is just not going through costs at this level within the investigation.