Semi-truck flips over, closes Maxwell Road

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PEORIA COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — (UPDATE: 12:07 p.m.) — Maxwell Road has reopened after the semi-truck that flipped onto its side in a field was towed out and damages were cleaned up.

Maxwell Road is closed in both directions after a semi-truck flipped over onto its side Monday morning.

The semi-truck is flipped over in Limestone Township causing some roadblocks. Police said the semi-truck ran through the intersection between N. Maxwell Road and W. Plank Road.

Officials said the semi-truck was carrying dog food. The driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. The driver also took out a light pole before flipping over in a nearby field.

The Peoria County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene as well as the Limestone Fire Department and other emergency services. A tow truck is on the scene to remove the semi-truck from the field.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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