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Box Truck Rolls Over In Norwalk, Leaks 25 Gallons Of Fuel

A small box truck rolled over on Martin Luther King Drive in Norwalk on Saturday.
A small box truck rolled over on Martin Luther King Drive in Norwalk on Saturday. Photo Credit: Norwalk Fire Department

NORWALK, Conn. -- A small box truck rolled over on Martin Luther King Drive in Norwalk on Saturday, causing a fuel spill, police said. 

The truck landed on its side after mounting the curb, striking a tree and then ripping an electrical transformer from its platform, police said. The trucks diesel tank leaked 25 gallons of fuel while the electrical transformer leaked cooling fluid. 

The truck’s driver sustained minor injuries and was out of the vehicle when firefighters arrived. 

Eversourse linemen, along with workers from South Norwalk Electric, responded to repair the transformer and exposed wires, while the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was called in to contain the fuel spill. 

Norwalk Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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