Fuel leaks into St. Johns River after tanker crash

Section of State Road 528 was closed for several hours

A crash involving a tanker leaked hundreds of gallons of fuel into a river and has State Road 528 shut down while crews respond, according to Orange County Fire Rescue officials.
A crash involving a tanker leaked hundreds of gallons of fuel into a river and has State Road 528 shut down while crews respond, according to Orange County Fire Rescue officials.

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A crash involving a tanker leaked hundreds of gallons of fuel into the St. Johns River on Wednesday afternoon, according to Orange County Fire Rescue Officials.

A section of State Road 528 was closed for several hours while crews cleared the scene.

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According to officials, approximately 300 gallons of fuel have been leaked into the river.

The Brevard County Fire Rescue was assisting Orange County rescue officials.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as we receive it.