FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A tanker truck has rolled over and burst into flames on Route 24 in Fall River and the driver has been taken to the hospital.

All lanes of the highway were shut down following the rollover at about 7:15 a.m. Monday.

Broadcast reports showed the entire tanker in flames on the side of the highway.

It was not immediately clear whether any other vehicles were involved.

State police say the driver was taken to the hospital, but could not say what the injuries were.

It was not immediately clear what the truck was hauling.

Commuters were told to seek alternate routes.


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