Fuel spill shuts down I-55 in St. Louis for hours

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 ~ Updated 4:02 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Officials aren't sure what caused a fuel spill on Interstate 55 in St. Louis that closed the northbound lanes for several hours.

The Missouri Department of Transportation says about 100 gallons of fuel spilled from a truck Tuesday morning. The interstate was closed near downtown, causing lengthy delays while crews cleaned up the mess.

No one was hurt.

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