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Rollover closes ramp from Route 128 to I-95 north in Peabody

Traffic was shut down after a liquid asphalt truck rolled over on the ramp from Route 128 to I-95 North in Peabody Sunday. 

Truck overturned on ramp from Route 128 to I-95 North in Peabody. (Massachusetts State Police )

PEABODY  — A liquid asphalt truck rolled over on the ramp from Route 128 to I-95 North in Peabody Sunday afternoon, shutting down traffic. 

The Massachusetts State Police said the driver was not injured, but thousands of gallons of sealcoat spilled across the road. 

As a result, the ramp at Exit 45 was closed at 4 p.m. It is expected to reopen in time for the morning commute. 

Police said the hazardous materials team from the Peabody Fire Department is overseeing the cleanup. 

 

 

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