Tanker truck leaks liquid hydrogen, hazmat teams respond

October 24, 2017

NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say hazardous materials crews remain at the scene of an accident where a tanker truck started leaking liquid hydrogen after hitting a pole in a western New York parking lot.

Official say the accident occurred late Monday night outside a Wegmans supermarket on Military Road in the town of Niagara Falls.

Local fire crews and the Niagara County hazmat unit responded to the scene. No injuries were reported.

The supermarket was evacuated and police have closed a nearby road to traffic.

Crews remain at the scene attempting to remove the damaged truck from the scene.

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