A driver is facing charges after a tanker truck overturned, spilling 8,000 gallons of ethanol Tuesday morning.
The incident happened on Bringle Ferry Road near Big Buck Drive, at the Davidson County line.
Troopers say the driver of the Hot Z Transport Service truck, David Griggs, was not seriously injured. Charges are pending, troopers say.
The Charlotte Fire Department was called in to assist with the cleanup.
Officials expected the area to be closed for an “extended period of time.”