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Diesel Spill in the Chagrin

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mikie_fin, Jul 1, 2005.

  1. mikie_fin

    mikie_fin Ohio & California

    Anyone see this?

    Tractor Trailer Overturns, Spills Fuel Into Chagrin River
    Traffic Backed Up For 5 Miles

    UPDATED: 7:27 pm EDT June 30, 2005

    WILLOUGHBY, Ohio -- Traffic was tied up on a portion of Interstate 90 Thursday after a tractor-trailer overturned.

    The accident took place in the westbound lanes over the Chagrin River bridge, in Willoughby.

    NewsChannel5 reported that 100 gallons of diesel spilled into the river when the truck flipped.

    There was a five-mile backup in the westbound lanes, and eastbound traffic also slowed due to onlookers.

    There were no reports of injuries