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Blue Route, I-95 Reopens After Tanker Overturns

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A traffic nightmare on the Blue Route and I-95 in Delaware County is over Tuesday night.

All lanes have re-opened following a tanker accident.

A portion of I-95 in Ridley Township, Delaware County was closed after a tanker carrying propane overturned on Tuesday afternoon.

Overturned Propane Tanker
Overturned propane tanker on I-476. (credit: CBS3)


The tanker was carrying 11,000 pounds of propane as a significant amount leaked down the I-476 southbound ramp to I-95 North.

propane tanker traffic in ridley township
Credit: (CBS3)

Officials evacuated one business in the area of the crash.

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Credit: (CBS3)

The driver of the tanker has been transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to officials.

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