FALL RIVER (CBS) – The driver of a gas tanker truck was killed and another person seriously injured in a rollover crash in Fall River early Thursday morning.

It happened around 5:15 a.m. on Route 24 north near Exit 8. At least three vehicles were involved in the crash.

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“Preliminary investigation indicates a tractor trailer unit pulling a tanker carrying gasoline, for reasons still under investigation, rolled over and struck another vehicle,” Massachusetts State Police said.

The truck driver who was killed has only been identified as a 67-year-old man.

A hazmat scene after a truck and two other cars were involved in a crash that killed one person and injured another. (WBZ-TV)

A 32-year-old man who was driving a passenger car was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital. He is in stable condition.

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The highway was closed in both directions after the crash. Traffic was diverted onto Airport Road.

Southbound lanes reopened to traffic around 1:30 p.m. Both northbound lanes were reopened by 5:00 p.m.

About 100 gallons of fuel spilled into the road, requiring a hazmat response. Crews coated the road in foam and sand to contain the fuel spill.

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Hazmat crews drain fuel from a tanker truck that crashed in Fall River. (WBZ-TV)

Drains in the area were diked to prevent the fuel from spreading. The truck still had 12,000 gallons of fuel on board when it rolled over.