Nitric Acid Spill Shuts Down I-10 Near Tucson

  • A hazmat team has responded to an incident on Interstate 10 near Tucson, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
  • A tanker truck flipped and is leaking a hazardous substance onto the highway between Kolb and Rita roads, officials said.
  • According to the Department of Public Safety, hazardous material has been identified as nitric acid and a shelter-in-place has been issued in the immediate vicinity.
  • I-10 is closed in both directions near the incident, according to the City of Tucson.
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