UPDATE: Road reopens after hazardous materials leak

UPDATE 5:15 P.M. Saturday

(WBIR - Jefferson County) Deep Springs Road has been reopened after a hazardous materials leak this morning at the Love's Travel Center.

The road was shut down after a tanker truck started leaking onto the pavement at around 6 a.m.

ORIGINAL STORY

Jefferson County dispatchers confirm Deep Springs Road at Interstate 40 is shut down due to a hazardous materials leak at the Love's Travel Center.

Dispatchers said a tanker truck started leaking onto the pavement around 6 a.m. Saturday morning. Everything within a 1,000 foot radius of the truck is evacuated.

To avoid the situation, I-40 traffic West bound can exit at the 412 exit, but cannot travel north to the Travel Center.

So far, there have been no injuries reported.


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