Overturned fuel truck causes road closure in the Metro East

Overturned fuel truck causes road closure in the Metro East

Overturned fuel truck causes road closure in the Metro East

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by Dan Greenwald / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 4 at 9:54 AM

(KMOV.com) – HazMat crews were investigating after a fuel tanker trucker crashed in the Metro East on Friday.

Authorities say the truck overturned on Jefferson Street in East St. Louis.

Both the Brooklyn and Venice Fire Department responded to the scene and called in the HazMat crews to investigate a possible chemical leak.

Authorities urged drivers to avoid the area while crews worked to clean up the street.

Other details were not immediately known.

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