Thousands of Gallons of Raw Sewage Spilled in Fatal Crash

Thousands of Gallons of Raw Sewage Spilled in Fatal Crash

March 19, 2013 Updated Mar 19, 2013 at 2:13 PM CST

According to a report from Granite Broadcasting sister station WBNG in Binghamton, N.Y., the driver of a Pennsylvania sanitation truck is dead after being ejected during a rollover crash that resulted in the spill of thousands of gallons of raw sewage.

According to the WBNG report:

It happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 14 at Mill Hill Road in Union Township.

Crews of the scene said the driver was attempting to make a left hand turn but was unable causing the truck to roll and ejecting the driver, according to WENY-TV.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says about 3,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled from the truck.

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