Tractor trailer accident shuts down I-88

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Interstate 88 is closed in both directions between Exits 22 and 23 after a tractor trailer rollover.

Police say the accident occurred roughly around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.  The cause of the accident has yet to be determined.

The tractor trailer was carrying natural gas which leaked due to the accident.  Several state and county hazmat teams were called to assist.  The leak is under control at this time.

Six nearby homes on State Route 7 were evacuated as a precaution.

The driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured.

All lanes are closed and traffic will be diverted onto Route 7 until further notice.

News 10 will bring updates as they become available.

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