Authorities say speed apparently contributed to last week’s crash in Hibbing of a tanker truck carrying 40,000 pounds of an explosive material. The 62-year-old driver from Virginia, Minn., was trying to turn off a highway.
Authorities in northern Minnesota say a truck driver was hospitalized Friday morning after a tanker truck rolled over near Hibbing. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash on Highway 5. When authorities arrived, a tanker truck carrying about 45,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate had rolled over.
At least one person was seriously hurt Wednesday morning after a car rear-ended a tanker truck in Roseville, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A tanker truck crash has closed multiple lanes of traffic on Interstate 35E near Lone Oak Road in Eagan.