Fuel spill slows traffic on NB I-471 at 71

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A tractor trailer leaking diesel fuel slowed traffic on northbound I-71 Monday afternoon.

The leak started just after 11 a.m. near the Grand Avenue exit in Newport when the truck hit an 8-foot-long piece of metal, piercing a fuel tank. The truck stopped at the ramp to I-71 in Ohio, just north of the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge.

It took crews about four hours to clean the fuel spill.

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