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Small Gas Leak Leads To A Line Train Service Disruption

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) - Hazmat crews in Aurora responded to a traffic accident that affected traffic and caused a service disruption on RTD's A Line. A trailer got disconnected from a diesel truck after 9 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Smith Road and Chambers Road.

Truck Hazmart
(credit: Aurora Fire Department)

In a tweet sent at 9:30 a.m., Aurora police said the intersection was completely shut down. By 11 a.m. traffic was back to normal.

Fire officials said approximately 50 gallons of diesel fuel leaked out of the truck.

The A Line train service to DIA was interrupted as a result of the accident but by 11 a.m. normal service was restored. RTD shared the following message on their website at 9:15 a.m.:

Due to a non-RTD automobile accident at Chambers Crossing, A Line service between Central Park Station and 40th/Airport Station is currently being provided by buses. A Line trains are continuing to provide service between DUS and Central Park and 40th/Airport and Denver Airport Station. Updates to follow.

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