KINDERHOOK, N.Y. (AP) - All roadways closed when an oil truck overturned in a Hudson Valley town have reopened after crews cleaned up thousands of gallons of spilled fuel.
State police the roads are open again Friday, a day after the truck carrying 8,000 gallons of oil tipped over in Route 9 roundabout in the Columbia County town of Kinderhook, 25 miles south of Albany.
Officials blocked off local roads and nearby businesses were closed as a precaution after Thursday afternoon's accident.
Crews from the state Department of Environmental Conservation cleaned up some 5,000 gallons of oil that spilled from the tanker.
Troopers say the DEC reports that the driver won't be charged criminally, but faces administrative charges of release of hazardous substances to the environment. The driver suffered minor injuries.