(KMOV)-- The driver of a stolen car collided with a tractor trailer in south St. Louis city causing a traffic tie-up on Interstate 55.
This happened around 4: 40 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of I-55 near Potomac.
About 80 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the truck. MoDOT workers spread a compound on the highway to absorb the fuel.
No injuries have been reported. The suspects in the stolen car fled the scene on foot.