Tractor-Trailer Accident Spills Liquid On I-64
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
tractor-trailer truck accident caused a major highway spill in the greater St. Louis area today. A tractor-trailer
overturned on westbound Interstate 64 in East St. Louis, closing the interstate
for several hours. The accident occurred just after 3:00 when a semi overturned
on a median near the 25th Street exit in East St. Louis. The interstate
reopened just before 6:00 p.m. The tractor-trailer was transporting a
whitish liquid that spilled all over the interstate during the accident.
Clair County hazmat unit concluded the liquid was a flooring compound
and is not dangerous. Authorities say the truck driver suffered noncritical
injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The
accident remains under investigation by authorities.
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