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Driver flees scene of crash that caused fuel spill, closure on Redwood Road

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Posted at 7:49 AM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 10:27:34-04

WEST VALLEY CITY -- Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene after causing a major crash on Redwood Road early Monday morning.

West Valley City Police tell Fox 13 a semi was turning eastbound onto SR-201 at 2320 South and was struck by a northbound car around 12:30 a.m.

The crash caused 30 to 50 gallons of diesel to spill. There were no injuries reported, but the crash and resulting spill forced a closure on Redwood Road until about 3 a.m.

Hazmat crews responded to clean up the spilled fuel.

Police said the driver of the car that hit the semi fled from the scene.