Tanker truck rolls over near Boston spilling diesel fuel

Tanker truck rolls over near Boston spilling diesel fuel

REVERE, Mass. — A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel rolled over near Boston early Wednesday morning, spilling fuel into environmentally sensitive areas and blocking a major intersection, officials said.

No one was injured when the truck rolled over at the Brown Circle rotary in Revere just north of Boston at about 4 a.m., authorities said.

The intersection is expected to remain closed all day for cleanup and repairs, Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright said at the scene.

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“There are various detours in the area and local and State Police are on scene to assist with traffic,” the state Department of Transportation wrote in a tweet. “The closures for cleanup are expected to last through the evening commute.”

A tanker truck carrying 10,000

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