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Crash involving hazardous material closes road

(Source: Area Wide News) (Source: Area Wide News)
FULTON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

One man was injured in a crash that spilled hazardous chemicals across the road near Viola Wednesday morning.  

According to a report from Area Wide News, the crash happened on Highway 62/412 around 7 a.m.

A truck driver reportedly hit a tree while going around a curve. 

The truck was hauling nitrogen that began leaking heavily after impact.

Crews shut down the road while a hazmat team from Memphis cleaned up the hazardous materials.

The truck's driver was sent to the Fulton County Hospital to be treated for unknown injuries.

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