SOUTH GATE (CBS) — A tanker truck has collided with a freight train in South Gate.

The collision occurred around 12 p.m. Friday and caused 100 gallons of nontoxic lubricating oil to leak from the truck.

The spilled oil, which was not flammable, was diked by firefighters, and there was no health hazard, said county fire Inspector Matt Levesque.

The accident happened near Salt Lake Avenue and Ardine Street.

There is no word if the truck driver suffered any injuries.

Authorities were investigating the cause of the crash.

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Comments (4)
  1. BRUCE says:

    who’s company name ? Don’t send it to the J7L TANK CO., IT WILL LEAK MORE IF YOU DO

    1. lames says:

      Thats J&L Tank, sorry about the leak remark, just being honest, ask any of their customers

    2. Styker 21 says:

      Hope the driver is OK.

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