• Jenks road closed for overturned tanker

    By: Preston Jones

    Updated:

    Quick Facts:

    • A tanker rolled over near 101st and Elwood
    • Southbound Elwood closed between 96th and 101st
    • The driver had minor injuries
    • Crews are checking to see if the tanker is leaking

    A tanker rolled over near 101st and Elwood early Tuesday morning.

    Tulsa HAZMAT and Jenks fire crews responded to the scene.

    SEE MORE: Photos from the tanker rollover

    FOX23 confirmed the driver sustained minor injuries. He overcorrected after driving slightly off the road and ended up in the ditch.

    It happened around 5 a.m.

    More below video

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    The tanker did not leak the ethanol it carried. Crews transferred the gas into a different tanker. The tanker will then be towed out of the ditch. The soutbound lanes of Elwood are closed between 96th and 101st. 

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">BREAKING - overturned tanker has Elwood closed between 96th and 101st. Live updates on <a href="https://twitter.com/FOX23">@FOX23</a> <a href="http://t.co/cojiE7rijg">pic.twitter.com/cojiE7rijg</a></p>&mdash; Preston Jones (@PJonesFOX23) <a href="https://twitter.com/PJonesFOX23/status/638666441563095040">September 1, 2015</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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