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

Alex Batres, KESQ News Channel 3 Morning News Anchor, alex.batres@kesq.com
POSTED: 06:43 AM 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