Fuel tanker driver sustains minor injuries in Black Forest crash

A semi rolled over in the intersection of Woodmen Road and Black Forest Road Monday morning. / Colorado Springs Police Department
A semi rolled over in the intersection of Woodmen Road and Black Forest Road Monday morning. / Colorado Springs Police Department

BLACK FOREST, Colo. — The intersection of Woodmen Road and Black Forest Road was closed for several hours Monday while crews cleaned up a crash involving a semi that was hauling gasoline.

The crash happened just before 12 p.m. Firefighters said the semi was trying to turn onto Black Forest Road when it tipped over and rolled.

Firefighters said some of the diesel leaked out of the truck, but the damage was minimal.

The driver was extricated from the truck and taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The intersection reopened by 8:30 p.m.

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