A crash involving a large truck hauling ammonium nitrate has blocked State Route 63 at Anadell Road in Scott County.
TDOT said the truck was leaking diesel fuel and SR 63 in Scott County will remain closed or hours to come.
SR 63 in Scott County will remain closed for hours to come. Crash involved a large truck hauling ammonium nitrate and leaking diesel fuel.— Mark Nagi (@MarkNagiTDOT) June 12, 2017
SR 63 remains closed in Scott County, has been closed most of day since a truck hauling ammonium nitrate overturned and leaked diesel fuel. pic.twitter.com/mRrEMei5Nb— Mark Nagi (@MarkNagiTDOT) June 12, 2017
Ammonium nitrate is a chemical compound, the nitrate salt of the ammonium cation. It is a white crystal solid and is highly soluble in water.