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Md. overturned tanker, driver taken to hospital
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BOWIE,Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's Fire Department said a driver was trapped in the wreckage of an overturned tanker in Bowie, Md. early Monday evening.

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Authorities said the tanker was on Route 50 near Enterprise Rd., Bowie. The driver was trapped and extricated with serious, not life-threatening injuries.

The tanker was going westbound, ran into the jersey wall and flipped over into the eastbound lanes. At one point all lanes were closed on Route 50. Lanes will be reopened Monday night and the tanker will be moved.

Authorities said the product in the tanker is non-toxic. It's an irritant used in to manufacture nylon.


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