State officials and environmental services responded to the scene of a truck accident involving a semi truck and another vehicle. According to news reports, “Troopers from the Lebanon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident caused hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel to spill and it tying up traffic on northbound I-75, south of Ohio 73.”
The truck accident occurred right around 4 p.m., just before night rush hour on Sunday. This accident occurred only one day after a snow storm that struck most of the country and left many inches of snow in the area. Reports detail that the truck struck a pole and landed on a guardrail on the road. Troopers reported that no one was injured in this truck accident and the driver of the truck refused treatment following the crash.
Patrol officers called the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, which also called in the Cincinnati environmental cleanup company to help clean up the spilled fuel on Interstate 75, south of Ohio 73. Police did not report whether this truck accident was the fault of the semi driver or the driver of the other vehicle. Police are launching an investigation into this incident. No charges have been filed in this case but more information will become available as State Troopers conclude their investigation.
Source: Whiotv.com “Truck Crash Leads To Fuel Spill On I-75” 12/13/2010