I-15 reopened in Utah after fiery tanker crash

ROY, Utah (AP) – Transportation officials say all northbound lanes of Interstate 15 have reopened after a tanker truck crash left fuel and debris all over the highway in northern Utah. The Utah Department of Transportation said all lanes had reopened by late Wednesday afternoon, hours after the 5 a.m. crash that spilled 7,500 gallons of diesel when a semitrailer pulling two tanks crashed on the interstate in Roy. One tank went over the median and caught fire. The other rolled over and began leaking. The Utah Highway Patrol says the crash temporarily shut down both sides of the highway and at one point had backed up northbound traffic more than three miles. Road crews have had to repave a portion of the northbound travel lanes. No serious injuries were reported. The cause of the accident was under investigation.

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