Driver hurt in truck crash near Clairton Coke Works |

Driver hurt in truck crash near Clairton Coke Works

Michael DiVittorio
Courtesy of WPXI-TV
A gasoline truck rolled over an embankment near the Clairton Coke Works on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Authorities say the driver was treated for injuries at the scene.

At least one person was injured when a truck carrying gasoline crashed over an embankment and stopped near the Clairton Coke Works.

Allegheny County dispatch said the incident occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Monday along the 400 block of North State Street. Emergency responders closed off the nearby Walnut Street intersection.

City firefighters said the driver was treated at the scene for nonlife-threatening injuries, and anticipated the roadway being closed down for several hours.

Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported the truck came to rest on the railroad tracks outside the plant.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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