Hazmat team called to tractor-trailer crash on I-70 in Washington County, Pa

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News according to WPXI.com

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. —
A hazmat team was called Tuesday to the scene of a tractor-trailer crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Fallowfield Township, Washington County 911 dispatchers confirmed.

The accident near mile marker 35 was reported just before 4:30 p.m.

Dispatchers said the hazmat team was called because of a major diesel fuel leak.

The tractor-trailer driver told police that one of his tires blew, causing him to hit the Jersey barrier and bounce off a few other barriers before coming to a rest.

The driver was not hurt, but he was taken to a hospital to be evaluated.

All the westbound lanes reopened just before 8:30 p.m.

 

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