Traffic redirected due to tanker truck-SUV crash downtown

No one was injured

Published On: Nov 16 2012 02:42:26 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 16 2012 02:40:03 PM CST

La Crosse police redirected traffic at 3rd and Jay Streets in Downtown La Crosse Friday afternoon due to a crash involving a tanker truck and a SUV.

La Crosse firefighters said the driver of the truck was going east on King Street and began turning right onto 3rd Street. The driver of the Dodge Durango pulled up next to the tanker and also tried to turn right. The tanker hit the Dodge Durango.

Firefighters said the tanker truck, which was empty, was not compromised and no one was injured in the crash.

La Crosse County Dispatch origninally told News 8 the truck hit a parked car while making a right turn onto 3rd Street from King Street.