Crash causes 80 gallons of fuel to spill onto I-4 in Seminole County

Crash happened around 5 p.m. on Monday

Crash blocking all lanes of I-4 in Seminole County
Crash blocking all lanes of I-4 in Seminole County

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A crash with a fuel leak caused the closure of a portion of Interstate 4 in Seminole County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened on westbound I-4 near mile marker 92 around 5 p.m. Monday

Investigators said a car was merging westbound on to I-4 and ran into a semi-truck traveling westbound in the outside lane.

FHP said the car traveled across the westbound lanes and bounced off the guardrail.

The car struck the fuel tank on the semi-truck, according to FHP.

Eighty gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto the roadway, according to investigators.

No one was injured in the crash, according to troopers.

Troopers said the driver of the car will be ticketed for causing the crash.

Check back for more updates on this developing story.

Correction:In the headline, incorrectly reported that 80,000 gallons of fuel spilled. We regret the error.