Overturned tanker caused backup on Route 202 ramp in Upper Merion Township

Officials said the fuel, which appears to be home heating oil, was leaking onto the ramp.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Overturned tanker causes backup on Route 202 ramp
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Chopper 6 was live over the ramp from Route 202 to Route 422 where a tanker truck carrying 2,200 gallons of fuel flipped over.

UPPER MERION, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- An overturned tanker truck caused a headache for drivers in Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania on Tuesday morning.

Chopper 6 was live over the ramp from Route 202 to Route 422 where a tanker truck carrying 2,200 gallons of fuel flipped over.

The crash caused a hazmat situation.

Officials said the fuel, which appears to be home heating oil, was leaking onto the ramp.

Firefighters cleaned up the spill and the road reopened at about 2:15 p.m.

No injuries were reported.