UPDATE: The tanker truck that overturned at Williamson and Peters Creek Roads early today has been removed after crews righted the rig and pumped out the fuel that remained inside. While the roadways there are open again, delays remain possible through tomorrow as crews continue the spill cleanup.
PREVIOUS from Roanoke County Fire and Rescue: At 5:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2022 units responded for a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Peters Creek Road and Williamson Road in the Hollins area. Upon arrival they found a 6000 gallon diesel tanker truck that had completely overturned. The driver has non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. The whole intersection is closed until further notice. Motorists should seek alternate routes this morning. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and a couple of Haz Mat teams, as well as a clean up contractor are coming to the scene.