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Fuel tanker tips at Georgia gas station


A fuel truck driver found himself in a precarious situation yesterday when his tanker tipped forward, leaving the rear wheels several feet off of the ground.

Mechanical Failure Blamed For Tipped Tanker

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The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon at Flash Foods gas station in Zebulon, Georgia.

According to the Pike County Fire Department, mechanical failure was to blame for the topsy-turvy truck. Officials say that stands were deployed, but when the tractor was removed from the tanker, fuel in the front and middle sections caused the tanker to tip forward.

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No injuries were reported.

The Atlanta Fire Department was brought in to assist with the incident.

According to reports, another tanker truck was brought in to help offload the fuel.

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Many Facebook users had advice and comments for the tanker driver after seeing the photos from the incident.


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