Truck spills animal byproducts onto road in Suffolk

Posted at 6:31 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 18:47:23-04

(Photo: Suffolk Police)

SUFFOLK, Va. – Environmental clean-up crews were sent to Godwin Blvd. at the intersection of Centrebrooke Lane for a hazmat incident, according to police.

Officials say a Valley Proteins, Inc. open-top tractor trailer’s load shifted while braking for a car in front of them, causing animal byproducts to spill out onto the roadway.

Valley Proteins, Inc. will be handling the clean-up of the scene. The spill poses no danger to the public.

The portion of the road is expected to be closed for about two hours and reopened around 6:45 p.m.