Overturned gas tanker closes down Richards Boulevard at I-5 off-ramp

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Interstate 5 off-ramp at Richards Boulevard closed after a fuel tanker rolled-over Monday morning, according to Sacramento Fire and Caltrans officials.

Officials said the crash is an active hazardous material situation with reportedly thousands of gallons of fuel leaking from the tanker.

No injuries were reported.

The leaked fuel has not reached the American River, according to officials.

The California Highway Patrol said road closures began at 8 p.m. on southbound lanes of I-5, just north of J Street.  All lanes reopened around 10:40 p.m., according to the CHP.

This story is developing.


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