The Fayette County Sheriff is investigating a weekend semi accident, that involved a possible leak in an LP gas tank.


Just after 8:30pm Saturday (Jan. 2), the sheriff received a report of a semi on it's side at the intersection of Golden Road and Almira Street in Elgin. The Elgin Fire Department also responded and set up a perimeter, in case of a possible leak in an LP tank that the rig was hauling.

Photo from Fayette County Sheriff

57 year old Taylor Hugill of Freeport, Illinois, was driving the truck on Golden Road, attempting a left turn onto Almira Street, when the trailer slipped into the ditch. The trailer and it's load of LP gas partially rolled onto it's side.

No one was injured, and there was about $1,000 damage to the truck and trailer. The accident remains under investigation.

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