Garbage truck overturns spilling fuel

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro Police and Emergency crews spent Monday cleaning up a fuel leak after a garbage truck overturned on highway 63.

According to Craighead County 9-1-1, the accident occurred around Noon Monday afternoon at the highway 63 & Woodsprings Road Exit.

Police say the truck overturned into a ditch, and started leaking hydraulic fuel and gasoline. The driver of the truck was not injured in the accident.

Police contained the leaking fuel, before it could reach the ditch.

Parker road was shut down for about an hour.

Police believe the driver of the truck was going to fast when it tipped over. Police are still investigating.

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