Crash, Fuel Spill Closes I-270 On Southwest Side For Hours

UPDATED: Friday May 3, 2013 4:26 PM

A crash and fuel spill closed Interstate 270 on the southwest side for hours Friday afternoon.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said a semi crashed into the median and prompted a fuel spill.

Both directions of I-270, between I-70 and I-71, were closed at about 1 p.m.

One lane in each direction was back open as of about 4 p.m.

Officials said they expected the roadway to be closed for a few hours for cleanup.

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