Road reopens following tanker truck crash in Plaquemines Parish

Published: Dec. 29, 2015 at 10:09 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 30, 2015 at 12:36 AM CST
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Source: PPSO
Source: PPSO

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Deputies have reopened a road after removing a tanker truck that crashed in a ditch. The incident occurred Tuesday around 3 p.m. in the 500 block of Engineers Road near Highway 23, according to police.

The driver of the truck told authorities that he glanced down to get some paperwork prior to running off of the road. He was uninjured in the crash.

The trailer was carrying carbon dioxide and crews say there are no leaks.

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