Crash causes 150 gallons of fuel to leak on Hwy 157 - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Crash causes 150 gallons of fuel to leak on Hwy 157

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The wreck happened just before 8 a.m. The wreck happened just before 8 a.m.
MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Crews responded to the scene of a serious accident on Highway 157 in Morgan County.

The accident happened around 8 a.m. on Highway 157 and County Road 55 between an 18 wheeler and a white pickup truck.

The driver of the truck said he was traveling east on County Road 55 when he was blinded by the sun and hit the 18 wheeler. The crash caused the fuel tank on the 18 wheeler to burn and leak.

Officials said about 150 gallons of fuel leaked.

Medflight was dispatched to the scene but the driver refused treatment.

The driver of the 18 wheeler was not injured.

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