Tanker rollover

The driver of a sewage tanker that rolled over in New London the morning of April 26 suffered what appeared to be minor injuries, according to police.

NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) - A sewage tanker rollover led to the closure of an on-ramp to Interstate 95.

It happened in New London Monday morning on the exit 83 ramp for the southbound side.

According to police around 1:30 p.m., the tanker was removed. However, the ramp remained closed for cleanup purposes.

The rollover was first reported around 5:40 a.m. It initially closed both the on and off ramp.

According to New London police, the driver was transported to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital for what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The truck was leaking as a result of the crash. Police said the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, along with the Department of Transportation, responded to the scene.

There's no word on a cause.

Drivers were told to use an alternate route.

Sewage truck rollover

New London firefighters said they responded to Frontage Road for a tanker rollover the morning of April 26.

I-95 sewage tanker rollover

A sewage tanker rolled over (top right) the morning of April 26, closing the I-95 south exit 83 on and off ramp in New London.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact New London police at 860-447-5269 extension 0.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

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