Tractor trailer crash, diesel spill snarling traffic on I-295 near Bowdoinham

Posted March 21, 2012, at 9:55 a.m.

BOWDOINHAM, Maine — Traffic on Interstate 295 near Bowdoinham is backed up considerably this morning following a rollover of a tractor trailer truck carrying diesel fuel, according to Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Brett Strout.

The accident was reported at 8:18 a.m. Wednesday near I-295’s Mile 40 marker in the northbound lane. Strout said his deputies and local fire departments were working to clean up a diesel spill and that the Maine State Police were investigating the cause of the crash. No one was seriously injured.

Crews were still cleaning up the scene as of 9:45 a.m.

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