Tanker Crash Sends Fuel Into Stream, Closes State Route 104

The accident happened Wednesday afternoon near the village of South Bloomfield.(Photo: Google Maps)
The accident happened Wednesday afternoon near the village of South Bloomfield.(Photo: Google Maps)

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says part of State Route 104 will remain closed through Thursday after a tanker crash sent about 2,000 gallons of ethanol into a nearby stream.

The patrol says the commercial vehicle went off the road, struck a guardrail and overturned, The patrol says the truck’s tanks was penetrated, sending the fuel into the stream.

Emergency management officials and the Environmental Protection Agency were at the site Thursday morning trying to contain and clean up the spill.

State Route 104 is closed between Commercial Point and the village of South Bloomfield.

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