SALINE COUNTY, Ark. – Eastbound lanes on Interstate 30 have reopened hours after an overturned tractor-trailer caused a motor oil spill in Saline County Thursday morning.
Officials with the Arkansas Department of Transportation reported that the crash happened west of Benton just before 5:25 a.m. Around 11 a.m., ARDOT officials had reported that the backup from the crash was about 13 miles long.
ARDOT officials said that traffic had to be diverted to Highway 67 at Exit 106 near Glen Rose. Eastbound traffic was also diverted at Exit 111 to Highways 70, 128 and 5 back to Benton.
Traffic crews have not released information on possible injuries or the cause of the crash.
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