Tanker crash prompts fuel spill in N.W. Miami-Dade

Tanker crash shuts down S.R. 112, N.W. 27th Avenue

Published On: Dec 31 2012 11:34:32 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 01 2013 04:57:45 PM EST
Tanker crash
MIAMI -

Firefighters worked to contain a fuel leak after a tanker crashed onto its side on N.W. 27th Avenue and 41st Street Monday.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes, under S.R. 112.

All of the fuel the tanker was carrying -- about 200 gallons -- was released onto N.W. 27th Avenue.

S.R. 112 was shut down in both directions while firefighters determined how dangerous the situation was. All of the affected roadways have been reopened.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The driver was not injured.