St. Charles County road closes due to fuel spill after accident - KMOV.com

St. Charles County road closes due to fuel spill after accident

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By Daniel Greenwald By Daniel Greenwald

(KMOV.com) – Authorities said Route N in St. Charles County was closed after a tanker accident Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, a tanker truck crashed near intersection of Route N and Castleview Court around 2:00 p.m. Police said the driver of the truck was only person who was hurt, he was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities told News 4 hydraulic fluid and diesel fuel spilled onto the road, but it is not clear if it was from the cab of the truck or if the tanker is leaking. 

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources assessed environmental impact. As of 11:00 p.m. authorities did not say whether the road had re-opened.

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