West Frankfort, Ill. – Crews are investigating a hazmat spill.
The spill happened at the intersection of Logan Street and W. Main Street in West Frankfort around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say a tanker overturned and started leaking an epoxy resin, which is a skin and eye irritant that poses no risk to the air quality.
The driver of the tanker was not injured and no evacuations were necessary.
The road was reopened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday.