Crews clear scene after 18-wheeler carrying methanol overturns in Port Fourchon

Updated: Sep. 20, 2017 at 8:50 PM CDT
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PORT FOURCHON, LA (WVUE) - Police in Port Fourchon are investigating after an 18-wheeler carrying methanol overturned allowing the chemical to spill.

According to police, the truck overturned around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of NJ Theriot Road and First Street.

Officials say that as of 8:30 p.m. Wednesday the scene has been cleared and the roads have been re-opened.

No injuries were reported.

Officials say approximately 3500 gallons of methanol was spilled.

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