Tanker crash shuts down NC 87 in Bladen County

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- An early-morning accident involving two tanker trucks led to a big cleanup in Bladen County. It happened around 4:30 a.m. on NC 87 near the Cumberland County line.

Bladen County Emergency Management says one tanker spilled about 6,000 gallons of methanol in the crash. Crews have shut down the northbound lanes of 87 while they worked to clean up the spill.

No one was seriously hurt.

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