Hazmat Response for Tanker Fuel Leak on Northbound Route 53 Near Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows

Fuel Leak northbound Route 53 at Algonquin Road near Rolling Meadows on Wednesday July 8, 2020
Fuel Leak northbound Route 53 at Algonquin Road near Rolling Meadows on Wednesday July 8, 2020.

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Schaumburg responded about 1:49 p.m. Wednesday July 8, 2020 to a report of a fuel leak on Route 53 near I-90, but the incident was actually near Algonquin Road.

Schaumburg firefighters on arrival reported a fuel tanker truck leaking fuel on the bridge of northbound Route 53 over Algonquin Road.

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Winds were 5 MPH and variable at 1:51 p.m. and have been calm the past two hourly observations according to the National Weather Service at O’Hare International Airport.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Fuel Leak northbound Route 53 at Algonquin Road near Rolling Meadows on Wednesday July 8, 2020
Fuel Leak northbound Route 53 at Algonquin Road near Rolling Meadows on Wednesday July 8, 2020.




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