I-195 In Fairhaven Reopens After Serious Tanker Crash

FAIRHAVEN (CBS) – Two people were seriously injured when a tanker truck rolled over on Interstate 195 in Fairhaven, causing police to shut down the busy road for hours during rush hour.

The crash happened on Thursday around 4 p.m.

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A tanker crash on Route 195 westbound. (WBZ-TV)

All lanes on the westbound side of the road, where the tanker came to a stop, were closed to traffic for several hours until they were reopened late Thursday night.

Cars were being diverted to Route 240.

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An ambulance waits to transport a patient from a serious crash in Fairhaven. (WBZ-TV)

Oil spilled onto the road following the crash.

A MedFlight helicopter transported the driver of the tanker truck to a Rhode Island hospital.

No further details are currently available.

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