Tanker truck crash closes I-25 near Glenrock

Glenrock, Wy – Interstate 25 closed in both directions near Glenrock, after a Tanker Truck crashed and exploded. Sergeant Steven Townsend of the Wyoming Highway Patrol says the crash happened around noon and the tanker was carrying a large amount of Butane. A burning pup trailer caused a massive explosion shortly after motorists were evacuated from the area. The fire burned for several hours. Townsend says everyone involved in the crash was very lucky that they were not seriously injured. Traffic is being routed around the crash site. They are still unsure when I-25 will reopen.