NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Henry Reyes
Police Chief
(256) 427-7001
Sgt. Mark Roberts
Public Information Officer
(256) 427-7197


 

Road Closing

 

Huntsville, Alabama (March 31, 2009) At approximately 9:46 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2009, a tractor trailer overturned on Highway 72 E just west of Moores Mill road.  The trailer was transporting some type of bean that contains 40% oil.  A clean-up crew from Chattanooga, Tennessee is in route and the State has estimated it will be 6:00 p.m. before the spill will be cleaned up and traffic resumes.  East and West bound traffic is being re-routed to High Mountain Road.  Some Westbound traffic is rerouting to Moores Mill as well