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Fruitdale Drive closed after tanker falls on its side

Crews worked to transfer the oil and right the truck.

Posted: May 22, 2019 6:41 AM
Updated: May 22, 2019 9:24 AM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Fruitdale Drive in Grants Pass was closed this morning after an oil tanker tipped onto its side in the roadway, according to posts from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS).

Crews closed down Fruitdale between Williams Highway and Burger King as they worked to transfer oil to a different tanker and lift the truck out of a ditch.

Within a few hours, GPDPS said that the tanker had been righted and no oil was spilled during the incident.

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