tanker leak Fulton weigh station Purchase Parkway

Multiple agencies have responded to the Fulton weigh station along the Purchase Parkway near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. A tanker was found to be leaking a hazardous material. 

FULTON COUNTY, KY — The northbound lanes of the Purchase Parkway are blocked near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line at Fulton due to a truck leaking a hazardous material.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the truck was stopped at the Fulton weigh station around Purchase Parkway mile point 0.3. An inspector found what is described as a small leak.

KYTC says the material is the chemical compound sodium hydrosulfide.

KYTC says a Hazmat team is on the way to the scene. 

The cabinet says some additional roadway closures may be required, depending on the severity of the leak.

Local 6 will keep you updated here as the story progresses.