ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Nearly 4,800 gallons of an unknown substance spilled into the Yough River after a tractor-trailer overturned.
Emergency crews were called to the scene in the 2300 block of Douglas Run Road near Nichols Hill Road in Elizabeth Township around 9:30 p.m.
Allegheny County @Allegheny_Co
Elizabeth Twp: Tractor trailer overturned w/unknown injury & fuel spill – Nichols Hill Ave/Douglas Run. Responders on scene.
7:47 PM – Aug 22, 2019
The driver was flown to the hospital, according to our news partners at TribLIVE.com.
It’s unclear what exactly spilled from the truck. [Frac waste water?]