Social Circle Haz Waste Truck Accident

Social Circle, GA - Region IV

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Matthew Huyser
On Scene Coordinator

huyser.matthew@epa.gov

Exit 98 of Interstate 20 Westbound
Social Circle, GA 30025
response.epa.gov/SChazWasteTruckAccident

Latitude: 33.6123320
Longitude: -83.7559032
NRC#: 963221

OSC Huyser and OSC Ball deployed

Accident on I-20 around exit 98 heading west bound

TWO TRACTOR TRAILERS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT ONE OF THE VEHICLES WERE CARRYING MULTIPLE HAZARDOUS WASTE PRODUCTS. TWO DRIVERS IN ONE OF THE VEHICLES WERE INJURED. IT IS UNKNOWN WHAT MATERIALS WERE RELEASED AT THIS TIME BUT THE TRUCK WAS CARRYING NITROCELLULOSE, WASTE AEROSOLS, SULFUR HEXAFLOURIDE, WASTE FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, INORGANIC DRY WASTE, DRY AND WET BATTERIES, LITHIUM BATTERIES, LIQUID LEAD CHROMIUM, HEXAMETHALINE, PAINT MATERIALS, WASTE SILVER NITRATE SOLUTION, WASTE OXIDIZING SOLID, WASTE LIQUID LEAD UREA, ORGANIC NOS SODIUM METHYLCARBAMATE, AMMONIA SURFCTANTS, GLYCOL ETHERS AND GLYCOLIC ACID.


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