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Driver in custody after colliding with gasoline tanker

4:08 AM, Oct 4, 2012   |    comments
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Sauget, IL (KSDK) - A metro east motorist escaped injury, but was handcuffed and taken to jail overnight, after his car crashed into the back end of a gasoline tanker truck.

The collision occurred around 2:00 a.m. when the northbound driver could not stop soon enough to avoid crashing into the truck.

Luckily, the tank was not ruptured and there was no fuel spill involved at the crash site on Illinois Route 3 at Monsanto Drive in Sauget.

Police arrested the driver of the car on suspicion of drunk driving.

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