SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Hazmat workers were called out to a Sacramento parking lot to clean up a chemical spill.READ MORE: Arden-Area Truck Crash Knocks Out Power To 1,400 Customers
The accident happened on Monday morning at Watt Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard. A Waste Management garbage truck driver hit a light pole in the parking lot, knocking it over and causing the truck to leak some of its fluids.READ MORE: 'Hate Seeing Animals Go Through That': Panicked Pup Finally Rescued After Months Running
Approximately 60 gallons of chemicals, presumably gas or brake fluid, leaked from the truck. Some of it went into a nearby storm drain. Workers will try to pump as much of the chemicals as they can from the drain.MORE NEWS: Unmasked Crowd At Yuba City High School Basketball Game Leads to School District Investigation
The driver, who says he had a spotless driving record, was not injured.