Oil Tanker Weekend Rollover

On Saturday, December 16th a single commercial oil tanker truck, loaded with 2,000 gallons of crude oil rolled at mile marker 5 on US 18/20 in Converse County.

According to Converse County Emergency Management, the driver self- extracted himself from the tanker and was taken to the Douglas Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers responded at 1:00 pm and a hazmat team responded to clean up the spill.

The cause of the wreck has not yet been determined.