Fatal crash on I-88 halts traffic for hours in DeKalb County

One person is dead after a tanker truck carrying ethanol crashed on I-88 in DeKalb County. 1-88fataldekalbcounty

The interstate was shut down for several hours overnight, after the tanker collided with two cars near Shrader and Watson Roads just after 8 p.m. Monday.

The driver of one of the cars was killed.

Their name has not been released.

Hazmat crews were called to the scene after the tanker started leaking ethanol.

All lanes of I-88 were shut down in both directions until about 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 382 other followers