Tanker crash may have injured driver overnight

Posted on: 9:24 am, February 14, 2014, by

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY (KTVI) – A late-night accident in Ste. Genevieve County blocked traffic on Interstate-55 in both directions for a time.

A fuel tanker collided with another vehicle, and exploded. The accident happened just before midnight Friday on southbound I-55 in Bloomsdale.

The tanker driver may have been critically injured. Environmental crews were called to the scene, in case fuel leaked from the tanker.