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Hazmat team called to overturned semi in Vernon Hills

VERNON HILLS - A hazardous material team has been called to Vernon Hills for an overturned semi truck, according to the Countryside Fire Protection District.

Around 7:15 a.m. the fire protection district called for hazmat after the semi overturned at Route 60 and Butterfield Road and began leaking a chemical onto the roadway.

The intersection will remain closed for at least three hours, the fire protection district said.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area.

Check back to www.nwherald.com for updates.

-Jim Dallke
 

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