Lanes on I-77 are back open after truck runs off roadway, leaks diesel fuel

Lanes on I-77 are back open after truck runs off roadway, leaks diesel fuel

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An armored truck that went off the side of the roadway on Interstate 77 caused some congestion on Interstate 77 Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters with the Columbia Fire Department responded to the incident on I-77 northbound near mile marker 5 around 2 p.m.

Officials say there were two people in the truck at the time of the incident. Both were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time.

HAZMAT teams were also called in due to diesel fuel leaking from the armored truck.

Officials still have two lanes on I-77 NB closed as they continue to clean up the scene. Check back for updates.

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Posted by WIS TV on Saturday, September 29, 2018

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