Tanker rolls over in Kalamazoo crash, intersection to close for several hours

Posted at 4:33 PM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 22:36:40-04

UPDATE: The intersection re-opened after 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — An intersection in Kalamazoo is closed Wednesday afternoon after a tanker truck rolled over while trying to avoid a crash.

The crash was reported at about 3:30 p.m. at South Westnedge and Inkster Avenue.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says two cars collided and the tanker rolled over while trying to avoid the initial collision.  A driver of the one the vehicles suffered minor injuries, police said.

The intersection is expected to be closed for about three to six hours while the crash scene is cleared.

Authorities say the tanker was transporting nonhazardous material and that there is no danger to the public.

This is a developing story