Chemical spill shuts down northbound lanes of Memorial Parkway at Mastin Lake
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Traffic was stopped on Memorial Parkway during Friday morning’s rush hour.
Muriatic acid spilled on to the Parkway after authorities say a truck driver was attempting to merge into the left lane of traffic when he was rear-ended by another driver causing the spillage. Authorities say there were four vehicles involved.
According to officials, one driver received minor injuries during the wreck.
According to a Nixle alert, Huntsville Police were diverting northbound traffic at Mastin Lake through the old Gander Mountain parking lot around 8:15 a.m.
Police say that drivers should expect delays in the area while they clean up.
The road was re-opened around 10:15 a.m.