NEWPORT, Del. (WPVI) -- Two people were injured when in a tanker truck crash on I-95 in Newport, Delaware and the truck driver is facing a number of charges.
It happened around 5:20 p.m. Saturday in the northbound lanes neat the I-295 split.
40-year-old Chester Stallings, was behind the wheel of the truck.
Police say he looked down at his GPS and that's when he struck the back of a Subaru.
The tanker then swerved, hit a guardrail and overturned, causing the truck to spill its fuel.
Stallings had to be pulled from the wreckage. He was taken to Christiana Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
He also faces charges for inattentive driving, no proof of insurance and a number of other traffic related offenses.
A passenger in the Subaru was also taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The crash blocked multiple lanes for more than three hours. All lanes have since reopened.
Delaware State Police are investigating the accident.
Driver facing charges in tanker truck crash on I-95 in Newport, Delaware
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