GORHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --Slippery roads caused a fuel truck toflip over and crash on Wednesday morning. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection says the situationcould have gone a lot worse.
The truck was transporting a 2,000 gallonfuel tank down Allison Lane in Gorham when snowy roads propelled the truck to its side.
"Sometimes these things go over and make a gash in the tanker and you lose a lot," says John Luongo from the Maine DEP. "But fortunately it went over easy and there was no damage to the tank itself."
Luongosaysthe truck only leaked about a gallon of fuel. It was heading to make a delivery to one of the houses on Allison Lane.It will take crewsa few hours toempty the tank and flip it back over. The driver of the truck is ok.He isrecovering from minor injuries.