Fuel tank overturns in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 11:08 25 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:43 25 July 2018

The overturned fuel tank in St Albans. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The overturned fuel tank in St Albans. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service


The fire service was called to a crash in St Albans yesterday after a fuel tank overturned.

Firefighters and police were called to the road traffic collision at 5.08pm on Tuesday, July 24.

A truck which was carrying hay had overturned on the A405 at the Park Street roundabout in St Albans.

The road was closed for a number of hours while firefighters stemmed a leak from the tank to make the scene safe, due to reports that smoke had been seen coming from the vehicle.

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