First Alert Traffic: Road closure on South Carolina highway reopens
NEWBERRY COUNTY S.C. (WIS) - South Carolina Highway 202 has reopened after an overturned fuel truck caused a closure.
The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office said Haz Mat operations have ended and the road is open.
The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office reports a gasoline tanker has rolled over causing authorities to close a state highway.
Deputies say the tanker rolled over in the area of Little Mountain. S.C. 202 is closed from U.S. 76 to I-26. Officials add the tanker was carrying 7,000 gallons of petroleum product and sheriffs are waiting for emergency crews to offload the truck and an environmental clean-up company to come clean up the spill.
Officials say the daycare is closed and the road closure is expected to be at least 4 hours. Approximately 1/4 mile has been evacuated.
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