Crews respond to accident involving hazmat materials in Gloucester County

Crews respond to accident involving hazmat materials in Gloucester County

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Crews respond to accident involving hazmat materials in Gloucester County

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on May 22, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Updated Thursday, May 22 at 5:54 PM

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UPDATE 5 p.m.: Officials say 65 tanks fell off and 25 remained on the truck.  None ruptured or leaked.  Crews are trying to get the truck upright, which can be dangerous because of the tanks still on the truck.
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GLOUCESTER -- Several crews are at the scene of an accident involving hazmat materials in Gloucester County.

According to Virginia State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya, crews responded to Cedar Bush Road for an accident involving a vehicle and a truck around 1:30 p.m. 

The truck was carrying gas cylinder tanks.  It is not known whether anything is leaking.

Nobody was injured in the accident.  Residents in the area have not been evacuated.

Check back for the latest details on this developing story.

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