Update on farmer

By WEEK Producer

December 7, 2013 Updated Dec 7, 2013 at 11:37 PM CDT

EDELSTEIN, Ill. -- The condition of the Peoria County Farmer injured in a chemical tank explosion has been upgraded.

50 year old Anthony Tiemann of Peoria is in serious condition at a Rockford Hospital.

State police say Tiemann was hauling two hanks of anhydrous ammonia when he lost control of his pickup truck near rural Edelstein.

One of the tanks tipped over and exploded.

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