WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut State Police have confirmed an accident Monday morning resulted in a highway oil spill in Waterbury.
I-84 westbound has reopened after an oil spill closed the left lanes at exit 19. A car struck an oil tank that was in the road, causing a fuel spill on to the highway.
— TTN Hartford (@TotalTrafficBDL) June 5, 2017
It is unclear why an oil tank from an oil truck was on the highway but the incident remains under investigation.
#CTtraffic: I84 wb x20 Waterbury left two lanes closed due to oil spill from TT fuel tank. Reduce speed & use caution approaching area.
— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) June 5, 2017
There were no injuries reported in the crash.
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