Overturned Gas Tanker blocks east bound lanes of Sylvester Road - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Overturned Gas Tanker blocks east bound lanes of Sylvester Road

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The eastbound lanes of Sylvester Road are flowing again just west of the South County Line Rd. area where a gasoline tanker truck overturned Sunday.

It happened around 6:45 a.m.

Police were called near the Dougherty Co. and Worth Co. line where a Fuel South tanker truck had crashed.

The driver was reported to have lost control of the vehicle, hopped the curb and over-corrected. Officials said the driver was injured and taken to the hospital.

Their name was not immediately released.

Authorities said approximately 1,500 gallons of gasoline spilled from the truck involved. The tanker was carrying about 8,500 gallons of fuel.

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