A fuel truck carrying 5,000 gallons of fuel rolled over and leaked fuel onto the road and into the grass.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Tweed New Haven Airport was closed Saturday afternoon as crews cleaned up a fuel spill at the airport, according to New Haven City officials.
A fuel truck carrying 5,000 gallons of fuel rolled over and leaked fuel onto a road and into the grass, but the New Haven Fire Department now has the spill contained, Rick Fontana, director of emergency operations in New Haven, confirmed to FOX61.
The airport was closed until 8 p.m.
The U.S. Coast Guard and The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) are also responding. Crews were working near Gate 13.
The truck driver was injured. Their condition is not known at this time.
There are minor environmental impacts from the spill at this time.
This is a developing story. Check back for details.
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