HWY 111 reopened after big rig overturns, leaks fuel

Hazmat crews will be on scene cleaning up and closure is expected for at least the next hour

POSTED: 01:06 PM PDT May 01, 2013    UPDATED: 07:40 AM PDT May 01, 2013 
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

Northbound Highway 111 was shut down for a short time Wednesday morning just north of Gateway Drive after a big rig overturned and began leaking fuel.

Hazmat crews made their way to the site and cleared the area before the road was reopened just after 7:30 a.m.

There was no word on injuries caused by the accident