Semi-truck flips on Illinois Route 15 - KMOV.com

Semi-truck flips on Illinois Route 15

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

ALORTON, Il (KMOV.com) – Police and emergency workers responded to an overturned tractor-trailer Wednesday evening.

The truck flipped on Illinois 15 in front of the Flying J. There are no reported injuries due to the incident. The flatbed was pulling an empty tank when the holds securing the tank broke.

The shift caused the truck to roll over. Police were forced to shut down Route 15 westbound at Route 157 to clear the scene. Traffic was diverted onto 157 for several hours. Route 15 was later reopened.

 

 

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