BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Parts of Broome County are under a mandatory evacuation order Monday morning after a tractor-trailer crash on I-88.
According to the Broome County Office of Emergency Services, a tractor-trailer carrying hazardous materials crashed on I-88 near Exit Two around 1:00 a.m.
The OES has issued a mandatory evacuation order following the crash for anyone living within a quarter mile of the Interstate 88 and Exit 2. Residents should evacuate as soon as possible. Cleanup is expected to take six to eight hours.
This impacts the following areas:
- Residents on Ivan Lane, Dale Court, Niles Road and East Niles Road should go to the Hillcrest Fire Station on Avenue A in Hillcrest.
- Residents on Towpath Road should evacuate to the Port Crane Fire Station on Route 369 in Port Crane across from CV State Park in Port Crane.