Truck spills diesel on SJ city streets

March 12, 2009 12:15:47 PM PDT
San Jose hazardous materials crews were busy Thursday morning with a diesel fuel spill that is now contained.

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An 18-wheel truck leaked 100 gallons of diesel after one of its fuel tanks was punctured. Fuel spilled across nearly two miles of city streets.

It happened at 6:30 in the morning when the driver made a left turn across Almaden Expressway and crossed over a raised median.

Some of the diesel spilled into a storm drain, but fire crews say it did not reach nearby Guadalupe River.

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