Semi hauling gas loses trailer, closes portion of I-15 near Nephi while crews clear leak

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NEPHI, Utah (ABC4) – A portion of I-15 near Nephi is closed Tuesday morning after a semi tanker hauling gasoline lost its pup trailer.

Utah Highway Patrol says the incident happened near milepost 224 shortly after 6 a.m.

The pup trailer rolled and is leaking, according to UHP. The trailer has been isolated in the median and is not a threat to nearby persons or structures.

“Troopers are in an assist [role] to help the Juab County Fire officials with any needs their on-scene hazmat team requires.”

Traffic is being routed around the incident on surface streets through Nephi with a five hour closure expected.

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