Petrol leak following tanker crash along NM-17

Posted at: 05/02/2013 8:46 PM
Updated at: 05/02/2013 11:06 PM
By: KOB.com Staff

A tanker carrying petrol has crashed along State Road 17 just south of the Colorado border.

State Police say the tanker is leaking 7,000 gallons of petrol and 1,000 gallons of diesel.

The road is closed in a three mile radius due to the flammable nature of the petrol and diesel.

The tanker's driver was flown out from scene via a helicopter ambulance.

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