LYNDON STATION, Wis. — Two tractor-trailer drivers, both hauling flammable materials, were injured in a crash that caused one of the trucks to catch on fire.
Channel3000.com reports he crash happened Friday morning, May 13, in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90/94 near mile marker 80 in Juneau County, Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Troopers said the two tanker trucks, along with a straight truck, were involved in the crash.
The drivers of both tankers were taken to the hospital with significant injuries. The driver of the straight truck was not hurt.
The eastbound lanes of the highway were blocked Friday following the accident in order to allow crews to extinguish the fire. Traffic was reportedly snarled for hours.
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