Overturned Tanker Truck in Poolesville Area (PHOTOS)



Montgomery County firefighters are on the scene of an overturned tanker truck on Club Hollow Road in the Poolesville area.

Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the driver of the truck was severely pinned under the overturned vehicle and had to be extricated. Piringer said the driver was transported by a medical helicopter as a priority one patient to a local hospital.

Piringer reports a significant fuel spill in the creek at this location as well.

There are significant road closures in this area as the fire department works to help clean up the fuel spill.

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