HAZMAT situation shuts down highway 61 in Missouri



PIKE COUNTY, Mo. – The Eolia Community Fire Protection District reports a major hazmat situation on Highway 61.

A tractor trailer carrying hazardous material overturned in the northbound lanes and they want to advise motorists to avoid the area. The highway is shut down north of Troy, Mo., between Eolia, Mo. and Bowling Green, Mo.

There are no reports of injuries.

Hazmat crews from St. Charles County, Hannibal, Mo.  and Lincoln County are on the scene



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  1. There were injuries to the driver. He is incubated and in the ICU. He has serious injuries.

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