Roads reopen where box truck hauling hazardous materials tipped

A box truck hauling hazardous materials tips in Manitowoc County.
A box truck hauling hazardous materials tips in Manitowoc County.(Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 9:08 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2022 at 10:23 AM CST
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MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A Hazmat team was called to Manitowoc County after a box truck tipped Thursday morning.

Portions of Highway 151 and County Highway A were closed for several hours as crews worked to clear the scene. The roads reopened shortly after 10 a.m.

The highway department opened a section of County Highway JJ to help with traffic heading east and west in Manitowoc County.

The Sheriff’s Office says the Outagamie County Hazmat Team was called to help with cleanup and safety precautions. The Sheriff’s Office says no hazardous materials leaked as a result of the crash.

Officials did not say what type of hazardous materials were part of the cargo.

The driver was not hurt.

Roads are slick. First Alert Traffic has reported multiple crashes Thursday morning.