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SW Wisconsin Chemical Spill Crash

A crash involving two semis on U.S. 151 early this morning resulted in a chemical spill that closed that portion of the highway between Dickeyville and Platteville. According to the Grant County Emergency Operations Center the accident happened at around 3:20 in the southbound lane of 151. Firefighters from Dickeyville had responded to a vehicle fire and while they were on scene a stopped semi carrying about 500 gallons of aluminum brighter was rear-ended by another semi, which caused the chemicals to spill onto the highway. As a precautionary measure two homes in the area were evacuated. Both drivers were injured and taken to Southwest Health in Platteville to be treated. Their names have not been released, although the driver of the semi that was struck from behind was driving for NM Transfer Company  in Neenah.

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