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Cedarhurst, NY - Tanker Truck Overturns On Long Island

Published on: January 9, 2013 07:43 AM
By: AP
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Cedarhurst, NY - An overturned tanker truck is causing significant traffic problems on two major Long Island highways.

Nassau County police say Rockaway Turnpike and the Nassau Expressway are closed in the area of Burnside Avenue where the accident occurred at 4:54 a.m. Wednesday.

Firefighters are on the scene spraying foam on the truck. It’s not immediately clear if any of the tanker fuel has leaked.

There are no immediate reports of injuries.

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 Jan 09, 2013 at 08:06 AM previous accident Says:

I believe there was a major accident, years ago, fire and fatalities near the same spot. There was a big investigation into why the safe truck leaked and they discovered a jury rigged system to fool the meter into wrong readings.


 Jan 09, 2013 at 08:07 PM AidelMaidel Says:

The road is still closed tonight.


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