Gasoline truck accident shuts down Paris Rd. in Winchester

Gas Truck Accident

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Clark Co. Fire Department has shut down Paris Rd. about a quarter-mile from the Bourbon Co. line because of an accident just after 3:00 p.m. involving a gas truck.

According to investigators, the truck went off the side of the road and flipped.  The truck was hauling 100 gallons of gas and 600 gallons of diesel.  Firefighters say the truck is leaking, but that the leak is very small.

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The driver was taken to the hospital.  No word on his condition, or what caused the truck to leave the roadway.