CLEARWATER, Fla. – Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue are on the scene of a crash that has turned into a hazardous materials call.
A single-vehicle crash occurred just before 8:30 this evening in the southbound access lanes of the 20000 block of U.S. 19; that’s in front of Congo River Golf.
A tanker carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline overturned and is leaking. Hazardous materials crews are on the scene trying to contain and mitigate the spill.
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There are no injuries at this time.
The southbound access road south of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard is closed at this time. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes and avoid the area.