270-Route 3 ramps reopened after tanker overturns

The ramp from eastbound Interstate 270 to northbound Illinois Route 3 and the ramp from northbound Route 3 to eastbound I-270 were closed after a tanker carrying ethanol overturned Monday afternoon. The ramps have since reopened. 

According to a traffic alert from the Illinois State Police, the single-car crash happened as the truck exited 270 onto Route 3. The driver was taken to the the hospital for treatment.

The alert said the ramps were expected to be closed for several hours while the ethanol is transferred to another tanker. 

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