Tanker hauling propane crashes, blocks Route 460 East bypass off-ramp in Christiansburg

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CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A tanker hauling propane crashed on the Route 460 East bypass off-ramp to North Franklin Street in Christiansburg.

The accident happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The ramp will be closed for several hours while crews unload the propane and remove the tanker. Another tanker has to come from Roanoke to empty the propane from the tanker that crashed.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.