500 Gallons of Pesticide Spill on Road After Tractor Trailer Overturns in Chester County | NBC 10 Philadelphia

500 Gallons of Pesticide Spill on Road After Tractor Trailer Overturns in Chester County

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August 19, 2014: A tractor trailer carrying farm equipment overturned at the intersection of Route 113 and Route 401 in West Pikeland.

A tractor trailer crash shut down an intersection in Chester County and dumped hundreds of gallons of pesticide on the road.

Officials say a tractor trailer carrying farm equipment overturned at the intersection of Route 113 and Route 401 in West Pikeland around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The accident caused 500 gallons of pesticide to spill onto the road. Crews were called to the scene of the crash and the intersection of Routes 113 and 401 was shut down for several hours.

No one was injured in the accident.