Roads in Bethany Reopen After Propane Tank Rollover

Several residents in Bethany evacuated after a propane tank truck rolled over on Monday afternoon. 

Route 42/Burton Road and Route 63 in Bethany and Beacon Falls were closed following the rollover that happened near Beacon Road but have since reopened. 

Connecticut State Police said the crash happened when the driver came around a curve and lost control of the vehicle, veering to the right and striking a guardrail.

The fire chief said the truck went into a nearby building but there was no leak.

Police said the residents nearby were evacuated as a precaution and were let back into their home a few hours later. 

The driver suffered minor injuries and refused treatment on scene. He was issued a citation for failure to drive properly.

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