SLICK ROCK, Colo. — A tanker rolled over in the remote San Miguel County town of Slick Rock on Wednesday morning, causing 8,000 gallons of crude oil to leak, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office said.
Tanker truck roll over CO 141 at Slickrock carrying 8000 gallons of crude oil 100% leaked. Driver airlifted to hospital.—
Sheriff Bill Masters (@sheriffmasters) May 07, 2014
The driver was airlifted to a hospital with unknown injuries and multiple crews are on the scene.
The sheriff’s office said the spill has been contained and was not leaking into water supplies.
Cleanup will begin sometime late Wednesday morning.