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Milk tanker truck crashes in Rockford

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

UPDATE - 8:40 AM: U.S. Bypass 20 is back open following a milk crash early Monday morning.

Rockford Police say a tractor trailer driving westbound on Bypass 20 just west of the 20th Street overpass had a front tire blow-out around 3:40 a.m.

The driver lost control of the truck, flipped over into the center median and slid into the eastbound lanes, blocking traffic. 

Police say the driver of the truck was not injured, nor were any other drivers. 

The truck was safely removed from the road just before 7:30 a.m. Police say there was no hazardous material at the scene.


A tanker truck has crashed on Route 20, right near the 11th street exit.

Traffic east bound on Route 20 is currently blocked off in that area. Traffic in that direction is being re-routed to the 11th street exit.

Officials say it was a milk tanker truck that rolled over. the driver is uninjured and the cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

13 News has a crew on the scene and will provide updates as we get them.

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