Tanker overturns, spilling ethanol fuel in Mission Valley

SAN DIEGO -- A tanker overturned and spilled between 50 and 60 gallons of ethanol fuel near SDCCU Stadium in Mission Valley Thursday afternoon.

It happened at 3:20 p.m. near Mission Village Drive and San Diego Mission Road, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. A hazardous materials team was called out to the scene.

One person was taken to a hospital to be treated for unknown injuries.

The intersection was expected to be closed for several hours. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

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