Tanker with 8,000 gallons of ethanol overturns in Johnston Co. - WRBL

Tanker with 8,000 gallons of ethanol overturns in Johnston Co.

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SELMA, N.C. -

A tanker truck carrying 8,000 gallons of ethanol overturned Tuesday in the vicinity of the McDonald's located at 335 US Hwy 70 in Selma, officials said.

The area between Highway 301 and Interstate 95 is closed to all traffic as of early Tuesday afternoon. 

As a precaution, businesses within 500 feet of the overturned tanker have been evacuated.  Police were on scene directing traffic Tuesday afternoon.

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