OAK PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) - Crews are cleaning up hundreds of gallons of gasoline that poured from a tanker truck at a Marathon Service Station in Oak Park. investigators from the EPA and the state Department of Environmental Quality are at the station today trying to measure possible soil and water contamination. The station remains closed.
It happened at the intersection of Greenfield and 11 Mile. The intersection reopened during morning rush hour.
Officials say the driver of the tanker clipped a barrier at the gas station, rupturing a valve on the tanker.
The accident happened at around 5:30 p.m. An investigator from the EPA tells Action News that it is estimated between 1300 and 2600 gallons of gasoline spilled.
HAZMAT crews used water and foam to contain the spill. Crews also sucked gasoline from the nearby storm drains.
Emergency crews from Oak Park, Berkley and Southfield were among those called to the scene. Some local businesses were evacuated, but no injuries have been reported.
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