Diesel spill closes part of I-75 for hours

Fuel Oil Spill
Courtesy: MGN Online

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say two lanes of NB I-75 were closed after a diesel spill Wednesday night just before 10:30.

Police say debris in the road near mile marker 20 caused damage to a passenger car and a tractor trailer. They say the tractor trailer’s gas line ruptured, spilling diesel fuel onto the highway.

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The transportation cabinet says the right and middle lanes of I-75 were closed for almost seven hours.

Officers say no injuries were reported.