Hazmat crash stalls interstate traffic for hours
Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 1:38 PM CDT
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A crash involving hazardous materials stalled traffic on one Northeast Arkansas interstate for several hours.
The Arkansas Department of Transportation reported the crash involving a commercial motor vehicle happened at 9:40 a.m. on Interstate 40 at mile marker 260.2 southeast of Parkin.
Officers diverted traffic off at Exit 265 as crews cleared petroleum that spilled onto the interstate.
As of 1:30 p.m., IDriveArkansas showed traffic backed up for several miles to West Memphis.
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