Semi leaking fuel closes I-71 ramp

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -- The southbound ramp from I-71 to southbound I-471 was blocked for hours after a semi truck leaked diesel fuel on the roadway Thursday afternoon.

There are reports that the semi truck flipped and has leaked an estimated 150 gallons of fuel around 3:30pm. Fire crews were able to prevent the fuel from going into the sewers.

HAZMAT crews were on the scene to help with the clean up. The scene was clear a short time before 9:30pm

There were no reports of any injures.

FOX19 will update this story as more information becomes available.