Tanker truck overturns in Gloucester

A tanker truck overturned at 2795 George Washington Hwy. in Gloucester, Va. on March 24, 2014. No one was hurt. (ReportIt/Niki Brown)
A tanker truck overturned at 2795 George Washington Hwy. in Gloucester, Va. on March 24, 2014. No one was hurt. (ReportIt/Niki Brown)

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) – A tanker truck overturned in Gloucester Monday afternoon, affecting traffic for hours.

A WAVY viewer sent in a picture from the scene, which showed the yellow tanker on its side in the middle of the 2700 block of George Washington Highway.

Sgt. Michelle Anaya with Virginia State Police said no one was injured. She also confirmed the contents did not leak from the truck.

The southbound lanes were shut down while crews cleared the scene.

There’s no word on what caused the truck to flip.

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