This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
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.