Rochester, N.Y. – State police say that they are talking with the 25-year-old driver of the tanker trailer that crashed on 590 killing the driver of a box truck.
Police say they are still investigating why Daniel Baker's tanker trailer crashed onto 590 killing the driver of a box truck Monday afternoon.
The driver of that box truck was 40-year-old Shawn Wetmore of Batavia.
Around one o’clock Monday afternoon the tanker fell off of 490 and crashed onto the road spilling 8,000 gallons of food waste and its diesel fuel. HAZ-MAT was called to clear the scene. They deemed it to be safe.
Investigators say they are looking at how fast the tanker trailer was traveling as it approached the merging ramp. They say they are also looking at if there were any other drivers that may have cut of the tanker and if the half full liquid load may have caused the vehicle to move.