Spilled jug of hydrochloric acid sparked I-540 hazmat closure, police say

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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According to Raleigh police, a gallon-sized jug of hydrochloric acid fell of the back off a truck and spilled onto the road.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Traffic is now moving again after a hazmat situation shut down parts of I-540.

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.

Hazmat crews and Raleigh firefighters responded to neutralize the acid.

Nobody was hurt during the incident.

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