A tractor-trailer jackknifed and ruptured its fuel tank on Route 1 in Revere Monday, closing lanes for more than an hour, officials said.
Shorlty after noon, State Police said the left lane of Route 1 north was closed because of the crash and fuel spill. For a time, only the breakdown lane was open but all lanes reopened by 1:30, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Revere Fire Department, state Department of Transportation, state Department of Environmental Protection, and the State Police responded to the accident.
UPDATE-Ruptured fuel tank on the TT has spilled fuel onto road deck and into storm drains. #Revere Fire, @MassDEP and @MassDOT also on scene. MSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section also responding to assist in investigation. Only breakdown lane open to traffic at this time. https://t.co/Qme4Zm7Sab— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) September 18, 2023