UPDATE: Bell Road was reopened around 10 p.m._____________________________
At approximately 6 p.m. this evening, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene of a second tank on a two-car tanker truck carrying aviation fuel rolled onto its side at Bell Road and Mountain Top Road in Newberg. The intersection will be closed to all traffic for several hours while they offload the fuel and clear the tanker truck from the roadway.
The driver of the truck was not injured and no other vehicles were involved. The overturned tank did not leak any fuel. The cause for the rollover is unknown at this time.
TVF&R crews are being assisted by Yamhill County Public Works and Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office.