18-wheeler with hazardous materials wrecks at ‘Dead Man’s Curve’ on I-20

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — An 18-wheeler truck carrying both hazardous and non-hazardous materials overturned on I-20 W at “Dead Man’s Curve” Saturday afternoon.

First responders quickly came upon the scene and closed all lanes. The Birmingham Police Department reported that the exposed hazardous material was acetone. Several gallons of acetone leaked onto the interstate.

Hazmat teams were able to contain the chemical spill. No injuries were reported.

Crews successfully cleaned up the mess and re-opened all lanes of I-20.

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