Tanker truck rolls over, explodes near Canton area; tanker continues to burn (video)

Updated: Mar. 8, 2019 at 4:34 AM EST
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CARROLL COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A tanker truck rolled over and exploded Thursday evening in the city of Carrollton, which is located about 20 miles southeast of Canton.

According to the Carrollton Fire Department, the flaming wreckage shut down State Route 332/Scio Road, south of Carrollton High School.

The road is still shut down, and authorities have not yet commented on whether anyone was injured.

Multiple police and fire departments responded to the scene, as well as a hazardous materials crew.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area as the roadway remains closed as of Friday morning.

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