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Big Traffic Delays After Tractor Trailer Leaks Fluid On Outer Loop Of Beltway In Montgomery County, Md.

6:15 AM, Mar 19, 2013   |    comments
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(WUSA9) -- A tractor trailer spilled flammable liquid at the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway between Brad Boulevard and Thomas Bridge leading to a hazmat incident on Tuesday morning, say Montgomery County officials.

Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham says that the truck's load shifted and a vessel ruptured, leading to the hazmat situation.

Graham says there is one minor injury in the accident and one person was transported to the hospital.

All lanes have opened on I-495 at River Road. but delays go back to I-370, according to traffic officials. The Outer Loop has also reopened between I-270 spur and River Road.

The tractor trailer was moved to a site off the Beltway.

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