Overturned Tanker Truck Causes Fuel Leak and Road Closures

U.S. 27 remains shut down Friday morning after a tanker truck leaked fuel on the highway.

According to police, the incident happened overnight on U.S. 27 and I-75 in Western Broward County.

Only southbound traffic is being allowed to pass intermittently. Officials say this will last several hours until the fuel leak can be secured and the truck can be turned upright.

Police strongly urge the public to seek an alternate route, as this is a “long and protracted incident.”

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