UPDATED: Snow Hill Road REOPENS after Overturned Tractor Trailer Near Girdletree Spills Hazardous Materials

UPDATED:  Snow Hill Road has reopened


An overturned tractor trailer and Hazmat cleanup will keep Snow Hill Road closed in the Girdletree area until dawn. Maryland State Police say the tractor trailer was carrying 10 containers filled with 330 gallons of Sodium Hydroxide. The tractor trailer was southbound on Snow Hill Road when it’s believed the load may have shifted causing the rig to overturn. Police say 4 of the 10 barrels fell into a field and two spilled. A Verizon utility pole was also struck. Hazmat crews are working at the scene and the investigation is continuing.