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Gas tanker crash shuts down eastbound I-4

Posted: 2:30 AM, Sep 23, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-23 06:30:00Z

An accident involving a gas tanker shut down all eastbound Interstate 4 lanes overnight.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car and a gasoline tanker crashed just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night at mile mark 3, just east of the I-4 / Selmon Expressway Connector.

The tanker spilled approximately 600 gallons of gasoline onto the interstate. Troopers ordered all traffic to detour off of I-4 onto 22nd Street while a hazmat crew cleaned up the fuel spill.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.