CHICAGO (CBS)– Surveillance video captured a messy incident at a gas station in Lincolnwood.
The driver of a red pickup truck can be seen backing up and hitting a gas pump. Gas then starts gushing from the base.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened Inside And Outside Those Walls
The driver can be seen opening his door and then driving off.
Firefighters were called to Cicero and Touhy to contain the leak. Gas poured into the sewer, so environmental experts were called to help. The fire department was directed to use hoses to flush out the system with water.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Threat Continues
About 275 gallons of gas leaked.
Crew used sand to help dry up the spill. A hazardous materials cleanup company has been hired to clean up the site, officials said.
Sections of nearby roads were closed during the cleanup.MORE NEWS: Climate Change And Chicago's Lake Michigan Shoreline: What The Future May Hold And The Action Being Taken
The driver was located and issued citations, officials said.