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Diesel spill after crash closes part of south Sacramento intersection

A south Sacramento intersection is partially closed due to a crash that spilled diesel fuel.

The crash occurred about 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at South Watt Avenue and Elder Creek Road. The Sacramento Fire Department tweeted at 10:15 a.m. that crews were removing the fuel from the road.

Northbound South Watt Avenue at Elder Creek Road was temporarily closed for the clean-up. Less than 40 gallons were reported spilled.

Initial reports indicated that a sport-utility vehicle and a truck were involved in the collision. No estimate was available on when lanes would reopen.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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