Tractor-trailer leaks fuel onto Sunrise Hwy. at exit 45

Police tell News 12 the trailer blew a tire around 9:30 a.m. which lead to a fuel leak.

ISLIP - Police say a tractor-trailer leaked out about 120 gallons of fuel onto Sunrise Highway this morning.

Chopper 12 was over the scene on the eastbound side at exit 45.
Police tell News 12 a piece of the tire punctured the fuel tank, causing the leak around 9:30 a.m.

Officials say about 60 to 65 gallons leaked into a nearby storm drain. DEC did respond to the scene.

All lanes were reopened and no serious injuries were reported.

For extended Chopper 12 footage from above the scene, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.

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