Truck carrying radioactive uranium compound crashes on I-95 in Cumberland sparking evacuation

Two of the four 1,000-gallon containers of uranium hexafluoride the truck was carrying fell off as it over turnedCredit: abc11

A TRUCK carrying a radioactive uranium compound crashed on Wednesday as drivers were evacuated from the area, reports say.

The accident happened along the I-95 in Cumberland County at around 11.30am initially blocking off all lanes of traffic, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol confirmed.

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