The propane tank was empty, so no one on the road was in danger.
At noon on Tuesday, the tank was still strapped to the flatbed trailer. The driver decided to take Stadium because the attached tank wouldn't fit under the Paris road over-pass on I-70. The truck took down roadside signs before landing in a ditch.
One Missouri Department of Transportation representative said truck driver was very lucky.
Although drivers were advised to anticipate closed lanes until Wednesday, the truck was quickly cleared from the road.