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Crash temporarily shuts down Route 12 in town of Rutland

Published: Jun. 24, 2021 at 2:50 PM EDT
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TOWN OF RUTLAND, New York (WWNY) - A portion of Route 12 in the town of Rutland was closed to traffic for a time Thursday following a crash between an SUV and tractor trailer.

Officials said the driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital as a precaution; the tractor trailer driver was unhurt.

According to officials, the tractor trailer leaked between 50 and 75 gallons of fuel. A spill response team has been called in.

Multiple fire and police officials are on the scene.

Route 12 was closed from Cook Road to Route 161, but has since reopened.

Crash on Route 12 in the town of Rutland
Crash on Route 12 in the town of Rutland(WWNY)

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