Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pickup Truck Wreck Shuts Down Big I.(Metropolitan)


Interstates 25 and 40 were shut down near the Big I Tuesday night for almost two hours when a pickup truck careered out of control, ejecting propane tanks and a tool box onto I-25's northbound lanes.

A major traffic jam developed as 13 police units and a fire department hazardous materials team diverted traffic and cleaned up the damage from one ruptured and two leaking propane tanks.

The driver of the truck fled the scene on foot, according to Sgt. Marshall Katz of the Albuquerque Police Department. …

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