Raw: Man arrested after slamming into tanker truck in Cahokia

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by Sarah Heath / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 5:12 AM

CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOV) — Police arrested a man after he slammed into the bank a tanker truck early Thursday morning in Cahokia.

Police said the suspect was traveling northbound on Route 3 just before 2 a.m. when he struck the back end of a tanker truck carrying gasoline.

Officers arrested the suspect at the scene. Charges had yet to be filed.

Some lanes of Route 3 were closed as crews worked to clear the scene. All lanes were reopened a short time later.

 

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