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Semi-truck spills fuel after crashing into wall in Las Vegas

Updated May 25, 2019 - 10:40 pm

A semi-truck crashed into a residential brick wall Saturday evening in the south Las Vegas Valley, spilling diesel fuel into the road, Las Vegas police said.

A woman was driving the truck, which was carrying diesel fuel, about 5 p.m. Saturday on Windmill Lane when it crashed into the wall at Wishing Well Road, west of Eastern Avenue, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Bill Steinmetz said. The driver crashed after she suffered a medical episode, he said.

The woman was hospitalized with injuries that are not life-threatening. The truck did not strike any pedestrians or vehicles.

Investigators do not believe the driver was impaired, Steinmetz said.

One lane is closed in the area while crews clean up the diesel fuel that spilled on the road, he said.

Further information was not immediately available.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.

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