Gasoline tanker overturns, catches fire in Denham Springs; driver suffers minor injuries

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Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 4:00pm

 A gasoline tanker overturned and caught fire this morning in Denham Springs. It forced the closure of Walker South Road for several hours in both directions.

According to the Louisiana State Police, the incident happened at roughly 8:20 a.m. Officials have not disclosed any information regarding how the tanker overturned.

We’re told the tanker was unloaded at the time of the crash. Thankfully, the driver of managed to escape and only suffered minor injuries.  

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