Semi flips, spills liquid on I-64 in East St. Louis - KMOV.com

Semi flips, spills liquid on I-64 in East St. Louis

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An overturned semi caused a major traffic back-up on I-64 Tuesday. (KMOV) An overturned semi caused a major traffic back-up on I-64 Tuesday. (KMOV)

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- An overturned truck closed westbound Interstate 64 in East St. Louis, Illinois for several hours Tuesday.

The accident happened after 3:00 Tuesday afternoon near the 25th Street exit in East St. Louis. The interstate was closed until just before 6:00 p.m.

The semi was carrying a liquid that spilled onto the interstate. Crews determined it was a flooring compound and is not hazardous.

Authorities say any injuries were not critical.

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