Cleanup continues on overturned tractor trailer, chemical spill on Stockbridge road

(Henry County EMA)

Crews continue to clean a chemical spill and tractor trailer crash that shut down an Interstate 75 exit ramp in Stockbridge Sunday.

Stockbridge police say that the overturned tractor trailer blocked Eagles Landing Parkway in both directions from Rock Quarry to the I-75 southbound ramp due to a chemical leak

According to officials, the tractor trailer was going eastbound on Eagles Landing Parkway and attempting to turn left when the automotive tipped over.

The local fire department also responded to the scene and found that the vehicle was leaking dihydrogen hexafluorotitanate, hydrofluoric acid, and hexafluorozirconic acid.

They were able to contain the leak, the HEPACO Environmental Emergency Services remains on the scene cleaning up the spill.

According to police, the chemical containers on the trailer are being removed. After their removal, the truck and trailer will be decontaminated. 

At this time, there is no timeline on when the road will reopen.

Drivers should expect delays and plan alternate routes.