Semi hauling oil crashes in Rockcastle County

MOUNT VERNON (WKYT) - An oil tanker has crashed, shutting down a road in Rockcastle County.

Mount Vernon and Brodhead Fire units are working the crash on KY 461 at Spiro Road. KY 461 is closed because of the crash.

Firefighters say the tanker truck is hauling crude oil. After the crash, oil started to leak onto the ground. The leaks have now been stopped.

The driver was taken to a local hospital to be checked out. Environmental crews are on scene now, working to clean up the spill.

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