N.C. 9 closed for potential chemical spill

Published 3:07 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2013

A tractor-trailer accident involving a chemical spill has shut down N.C. 9 near in Polk County as HazMat crews check for a potential chemical leak.

The wreck happened around 8 a.m. on N.C. 9 near the Green River bridge involving three vehicles, according to officials. All three drivers had non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say there is no danger of contamination to Lake Adger or the Green River.

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Responding to the scene of the accident were state highway patrol, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Mill Spring and Sunny View fire departments and the Polk County Rescue Squad.