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Sewage truck overturns in Huntsville

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The truck overturned on Shields Road near Highway 72. The truck overturned on Shields Road near Highway 72.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville firefighters and a hazmat team responded to the scene of an overturned sewage truck on Shields Road near Highway 72, Thursday morning.

Authorities said the driver somehow swerved off the road and landed in a ditch. The driver was not injured in the wreck.

A hazmat team was called out to the scene because the impact put a hole in the fuel tank causing diesel fuel to leak out into the ditch.

Authorities said it will take a few hours to pull the tanker out of the ditch.

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