Overturned tanker closes exit ramps in Metro East for several ho - KMOV.com

Overturned tanker closes exit ramps in Metro East for several hours

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This tanker overturned while exiting from EB I-270 onto NB Route 3 when it crashed. Credit: KMOV This tanker overturned while exiting from EB I-270 onto NB Route 3 when it crashed. Credit: KMOV
MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

An overturned tanker carrying ethanol has closed two ramps in the Metro East for several hours Monday.

Police said the tanker was trying to exit onto northbound Route 3 from eastbound I-270 near Mitchell, Illinois when it overturned.

The tanker was the only vehicle involved the crash. The driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The ramp from eastbound I-270 to northbound Route 3 and the ramp from northbound Route 3 to eastbound I-270 was closed for several hours but has since re-opened.

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