Local News

Crash on Hwy 70 Leaves One Dead

Posted Updated

RALEIGH — A terrible crash closed down a section of highway 70 in both directionsSaturday morning.

Bethesda Fire Department and Hazardous Materials teams are on the sceneof the deadly accident. It happened at the intersection of Highway 70 andLeesville Road.

Witnesses said one many was killed after he pulled his pick-up truck outin front of two tractor trailers. Because of a chemical spill from one ofthe trucks, police are redirecting traffic along Highway 70 to AlexanderRoad and Miami Boulevard.

Copyright 2022 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.