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Semi hauling potatoes flips, closing ramp to interstate

Interstate 255 ramp closed

The ramp from northbound Interstate 255 to eastbound Interstate 64.
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The ramp from northbound Interstate 255 to eastbound Interstate 64.

A ramp from Interstate 255 to Interstate 64 was closed on Friday morning, the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency reported.

Illinois State Police said a semi-trailer hauling potatoes rolled over on the ramp from northbound Interstate 255 to eastbound Interstate 64 on Friday morning.. There were no reports of injuries.

The EMA reported that the Illinois State Police responded to the crash, along with State Park and Caseyville fire departments. The Illinois Department of Transportation blocked the ramp, forcing traffic to circle the cloverleaf to get to eastbound Interstate 64. State Police expected the ramp to be reopened during Friday morning traffic.

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