Chemical spill in Tulsa

TULSA, OK (KSLA) – Tuesday was a hazardous mess for motorists in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma when an 18-wheeler lost control and fell from one highway ramp onto another.

The accident caused the truck to spill more than 78 thousand pounds of ammonium nitrate onto the roadway.

Firefighters and hazmat crews carefully cleaned up the volatile chemical without any problems. We were last told that the driver of the truck was in the hospital in fair condition.