Tanker crash may have injured driver overnight

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY (KPLR) – 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.

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