Roscoe Chemical Scare Diverts Traffic

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 04/22 2014 11:21AM

Updated 04/22 2014 11:40AM

ROSCOE - A truck that carries fertilizer for farms tips over.

It happened around 10am near Chicory Ridge and Roscoe Road.  Roscoe Police say the truck was carrying a tank for anhydrous ammonia.

However, the tank was empty.

Still, ambulance, Illinois State Police and Roscoe Police all responded.  Officers on scene redirected traffic around the fallen truck.  Roscoe Police says they hope to remove the tanker soon.

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