Footage shows tanker tipping over, bursting into flames on I-75
A camera following a tanker on I-75 Monday caught the moments leading up to when it struck a barrier on the highway, tipped over, and fuel ignited, sending smoke and flames into the sky. Video Courtesy of the Troy Police Department
TROY, Mich. (FOX 2) - I-75 in Troy is set to reopen by late Wednesday afternoon after a tanker crash and fire damaged the freeway July 12.
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The crash at Big Beaver damaged both the road and median wall.
All southbound I-75 lanes will reopen at Big Beaver Road and all northbound lanes will reopen except between 8 Mile and Wattles roads, where slope repairs unrelated to the crash are being done.
Ramps that were closed for safety during repairs are also now open.
Additional work that needs to be completed will be done during off-peak hours, the Michigan Department of Transportation said.