Hazardous materials situation closed Phoenix intersection

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PHOENIX - A Phoenix freeway overpass was closed for several hours Thursday while firefighters cleaned up a hazardous materials situation.

A semi-truck was leaking diesel fuel from one its tanks after crashing into another vehicle.

North and southbound 51st Avenue was shut down while crews worked to contain and clean up the fuel.

According to a spokesperson for the Phoenix Fire Department the tank holds 270 gallons of fuel, but no word on how much was actually on board at  the time of the accident.