Water Tanker Truck Overturned In New Jersey By Drunk Driver Causing Diesel Spill

44-year-old Christopher Bellamy overturned a water tanker truck causing a diesel spill which caused the accident of 2 vehicles attempting to avoid the scene.

On Friday night, Bellamy was behind the wheel of a truck and it overturned when he took a turn. He escaped after the accident spot. The cops succeeded in locating him after some time on Veronica Avenue.

Cops were at the accident scene for an investigation when a car stopped to avoid the accident and a third car crashed in it.

1 individual sustained non-life threatening injuries in the accident.

The police charged Bellamy with:

  • DWI
  • Hit and run
  • Driving without a license

No charges will be filed for the second crash.

The Somerset County Hazmat team was called in to contain the diesel fuel spill.

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