SELMA, N.C. (WNCN) — A crashed fuel tanker in Johnston County closed N.C. 96 about two miles north of Selma Saturday, officials said.
The wreck was reported around 1 p.m. along N.C. 96 near Live Oak Church Road, according to Selma Fire officials and the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Fire officials said a fuel tanker flipped on N.C. 96. A photo from Selma fire officials showed two firefighters with a water hose soaking a truck on its side just off the road.
N.C. 96 was closed in both directions after the wreck and a detour was set up.
Officials first said the road would reopen by 6 p.m., but that was pushed back to 9 p.m. The road finally reopened just before 10 p.m.
There was no word about any injuries.