Fuel tanker overturns, closes road in Fayetteville
Posted February 4
Updated February 5
Fayetteville, N.C. — Murchison Road was closed in both directions Saturday night at Interstate 295 in Fayetteville after a fuel tanker overturned just before 10 p.m. and began leaking.
According to officials, the road remains closed Sunday morning while crews wait for the truck company to remove the fuel-filled tanker.
Fayetteville Fire Chief Benjamin Major said the tanker was carrying about 8,800 gallons of gasoline.
The driver of the truck was cited for taking the turn too quickly.