Homes evacuated after gas tanker truck overturns in Bucks

Homes evacuated after gas tanker truck overturns in Bucks

A tanker truck overturned Thursday night in Bucks County, spilling 4,000 gallons of fuel and prompting evacuations of nearby homes, authorities said.

Just after 8 p.m., fire officials reported an accident involving the tanker truck on Route 611 at Freedoms Way in Warrington. One person suffered a minor injury, a fire official told NBC10.

The crash was declared a hazardous materials incident and residents in nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution. The incident was stabilized and Route 611 was expected to be closed overnight for a clean-up operation.

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Published at Fri, 10 Feb 2017 04:09:22 +0000

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