Tanker crash snarls afternoon traffic on I-75 in Henry County

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A tanker trunk which overturned on busy Interstate 75 northbound in Henry County snarled the afternoon rush Friday.

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It happened On I-75 northbound just before Flippen Road overpass. SKYFOX 5 flew over the scene and spotted skid marks from the third lane stretching to the shoulder of the highway where the tanker truck came to rest on its side.

Traffic was snarled in both directions for miles. Traffic was being diverted off at Exit 224, the Hudson Bridge Road and Eagles Landing Parkway exits. Tractor Trailers were being turned around just after the exit and directed onto the on-ramp.

The Henry County Police Department said the crash involved the tanker truck and a car. There were no life-threatening injuries. The crash was still under investigation.

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