Ethanol tanker fire in St. Peters, MO

Tanker fire

HMN-A tanker carrying Ethanol alcohol was involved in a fiery accident during early morning hours in St. Peters, MO.  Fox 2 reports that the truck was attempting to get on I-70 EB when the incident occurred.

ST. PETERS, MO – A tanker truck overturned and caught fire at around 4am Monday.

Eastbound I-70 is closed at Mid Rivers Mall Drive. The road could be closed through 7am.

The truck was carrying ethanol alcohol, a gasoline additive. The tanker truck diver survived this fiery crash with only minor injuries.

Traffic is backed up in the area. If you’re traveling to St. Louis from St. Charles Monday then take 64/40 or the Page Extension.


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