Gas tanker spill temporarily shuts down US 95 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gas tanker spill temporarily shuts down US 95

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. - Two homes were temporarily evacuated and Highway 95 was closed for about nine hours after 2,000 gallons of gas spilled from an overturned tanker Sunday.

Idaho State Police say the Kenworth tractor driven by 47-year-old Donald Eskue of Deer Park, Wash. left the roadway and overturned near Colburn in northern Idaho's Bonner County Sunday morning.

There were no injuries reported, but the road was closed for several hours while the gas spill was cleaned up.

The Idaho State Police, Northside Fire Department, Idaho Transportation Department and Bonner County sheriff's deputies all responded to the crash.

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