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Overturned Tractor-Trailer Closes I-695 In Baltimore County; Driver Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries, Officials Say

LUTHERVILLE-TIMONIUM, Md. (WJZ) — A portion of Interstate 695 in Baltimore County remains closed Thursday afternoon after a tractor-trailer overturned earlier in the day, officials said.

The crash happened just after 10 a.m. on I-695 in Baltimore County between Charles Street and York Road in the inner loop. The tractor-trailer, which was carrying polyurethane, overturned and ended up on its side.

The Baltimore County Fire Department said crews were responding to the crash as a hazmat incident but later added no fire broke out and no chemicals leaked.

The driver of the truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Crews have been working since 10:05 a.m. to mitigate a serious hazmat incident on I-695, between Charles St and York Rd...

Posted by Baltimore County Fire Department on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Parts of the area will be closed for an extended period of time, the department said, and they are asking people to avoid the area.

The Baltimore County Police Department said the road may be closed through rush hour.

Chopper 13 was over the scene of the tractor-trailer crash after the truck overturned:

Tractor-Trailer Overturns On I-695

WATCH LIVE: Crews are working on a hazmat incident after a tractor-trailer overturns at Baltimore Co. I-695 inner loop at exit 25/MD 139 Charles Street. All lanes are closed.

Posted by WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore on Thursday, June 4, 2020


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