Tractor trailer fire on Poplar Street Bridge

10:12 AM, Aug 6, 2010   |    comments
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  • Tractor trailer fire on Poplar Street Bridge.
  • Tractor trailer fire on Poplar Street Bridge. (Photo from Rick Huddleston)
    
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  • East. St. Louis (KSDK) -- A tractor trailer in the eastbound lane on the Illinois side of the Poplar Street Bridge caught on fire.

    According to the Illinois State Police, the tractor trailer hit a median wall, overturned and caught on fire around 9:49 a.m.

    The driver was able to safely escape.

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    The lanes with exits are open. One lane on the mainline will be closed for approximately for one hour.

    KSDK

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