Parts of I-540 were at a standstill because of a hazmat incident, according to police.
According to Raleigh police, a gallon-sized jug of hydrochloric acid fell off the back of a truck and spilled onto the road.
The hazmat situation unfolded near Ray Road area of I-540.
Absolute traffic nightmare on 540 right now. I’m told there was some sort of substance noticed on the side of the road and hazmat crews were called in to check it out #abc11 pic.twitter.com/btgtKNDgLY— Josh Chapin (@JoshChapinABC11) October 6, 2021
Hazmat crews and Raleigh firefighters responded to neutralize the acid.
Nobody was hurt during the incident.
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