Monday, November 17, 2014

Tanker Truck Rollover and Motor Vehicle Accident Mass Pike West


Auburn Fire-Rescue Department at 3:24 P.M. responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Mass Pike west behind the Auburn Mall.  The motor vehicle accident involved a passenger car and a tractor trailer truck carrying 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel.

The driver of the passenger car was transported to UMass Medical Center University Campus with non life threatening injuries.  The tractor trailer truck driver was not transported to the hospital by ambulance.      

Approximately a minimum of 3,750 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled.  The Department of Environmental Protection Agency and the Auburn Water District were notified and responded to the scene.  Mass D.O.T. and the Auburn D.P.W. assisted with hazard mitigation.

AFRD is still on scene assisting with mitigation.  Below are pictures for the media.

Asst. Chief Glenn Johnson