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Knox Collision Closes Road 

A section of Route 137 in Knox was shut down due to a collision between a tanker truck and a passenger vehicle. The crash happened on Route 137, also known as Belfast Road, just after 11am Monday. Route 137 was closed for much of the day, but has since re-openned.A Waldo County emergency management assistance team member who was on scene has told TV5 that the two drivers were taken to the hospital. Waldo County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Jones says the driver of the truck is 51 year old Raymond Pottle of Carmel. TV5 has been told by officials that the driver of the truck does not have injuries that are life-threatening. The identity of the driver of the car has not been released. The tanker was carrying a hazardous liquid that has partially spilled into 15 Mile Stream. A HazMat team was called to the scene, along with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department and State Police.