Tanker-truck full of tar turns over in Ulster County; driver suffers minor injuries

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office say the 58-year-old operator of the truck was carrying 8,000 gallons of tar when he missed a right-hand turn and struck a culvert.

News 12 Staff

Sep 9, 2022, 9:29 PM

Updated 618 days ago

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A tanker-trunk turned over on a residential mile in Ulster on Thursday morning. 
It happened just after 8 a.m. near Old Post Road and Maple Street.
Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office say the 58-year-old operator of the truck was carrying 8,000 gallons of tar when he missed a right-hand turn and struck a culvert.
The tank capsized as a result.
The driver suffered minor injuries. None of the tar was spilled.   


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