A tanker spill in Bridgeville on Friday afternoon closed Bower Hill Road near McLaughlin Run for two hours. The road reopened around 4:30 p.m.
UPDATE: 4:37 p.m. - Bower Hill Road reopened to traffic around 4:30 p.m. A tanker truck spilled oil on Bower Hill Road, closing the busy Bridgeville road just in time for the evening rush hour. Bridgeville police said the tanker spilled the oil on Bower Hill between McLaughlin Run Road and Union Street around 2:25 p.m. Friday, forcing them to close the intersection. A hazardous material crew has been called to the scene to assist in the clean up. Firefighters were seen brooming up the material while the tanker was being towed away. Motorists are urged to stay away from the area. Police are detouring traffic onto Baldwin Street to avoid the crash scene. Continue to monitor Chartiers Valley Patch as more details become available.button above.