Northbound Interstate 17 reopens after tanker overturns

NEW RIVER, AZ - The northbound lanes of Interstate 17 near New River have reopened after a tanker truck overturned on Thursday morning.

According to the Department of Public Safety, at 4:10 a.m. a truck overturned and spilled several hundred gallons of oil on the highway.

The roadway was closed until approximately 1:45 p.m. as a hazardous materials crew cleaned up the oil and removed the tanker.

DPS says the driver suffered minor injuries.

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