Part Of Chouteau Highway Reopens After Wreck, Hazmat Leak

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 6:57 pm
By: News On 6

CHOUTEAU, Oklahoma -- Part of U.S. Highway 69 in the city of Chouteau has reopened after an accident, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers. There is now one open lane for northbound traffic and one for southbound traffic.

The roadway was closed at 5:21 p.m. due to a semi tractor-trailer accident that involves a hazardous materials leak.

Traffic was diverted for just over two hours and emergency crews cleaned up the scene.