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Tanker overturns on 10 Freeway in Bloomington

A tanker truck overnturned on the westbound 10 Freeway in Bloomington on Friday, June 29, 2012.

June 29, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A tanker truck overturned on the westbound10 Freeway in Bloomington on Friday, creating a traffic mess for morning commuters.

The crash happened around 2:40 a.m. near Riverside Avenue. Officials said the tanker spilled about 1,000 to 1,500 gallons of fuel onto the freeway, but there was no fire. The truck driver was taken to a hospital for minor injuries.

Westbound lanes were expected to be closed for several hours as crews clear the scene. Drivers were urged to take Valley Boulevard or the 210 and 60 freeways to avoid the mess.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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