Deputies: GA-92 shut down near Douglas-Fulton line due to chemical spill

A chemical spill near the Douglas-Fulton county line had Georgia Highway 92 shut down well in Friday morning.

It happened around 4:50 p.m. along GA-92 at the roundabout at Georgia Highway 166. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, a tractor-trailer carrying a flammable liquid overturned at the location and the liquid started leaking from the tanker.

All roads leading to the area from both sides of the county line were shut down. An estimate for their reopening was not given.

Douglas and Cobb County HAZMAT teams were brought in to help clean up. The Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources was also responding.

Crews worked quickly to dam and dike the leaking fluid from the truck to prevent it from flowing into local waterways.

No other vehicles were involved.

The driver of the truck was complaining of head pain.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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