• Tanker truck spills 'hazardous' material after overturning on roadway in North Mississippi

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    OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - Police and emergency responders are on scene after a tanker truck overturned and spilled a “hazardous” material in north Mississippi. 

    The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Alexander Road and Desoto Road in Olive Branch. 

    There have been reports from residents in the area that some people are being evacuated in the surrounding area. However, police said no one is being evacuated at this point. 

    Right now, it is unclear what the hazardous material is. 

    The surrounding area was shut down by police. 


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