TOP PHOTO: La Follette Police Officer Darryl Chapman directs traffic around an area where hydraulic fluid was spilled onto the four lane at 8am Thursday morning.

Adam Hutson, Mike Suttles and Daren Foust (left to right) take care of spill on the four lane at Towe String Road/Independence Lane.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – At about 8am this morning, gallons and gallons of hydraulic fluid was spilled on the four lane at Towe String Road.

Around the stop light, sand is being put down to absorb the fluid. Jacksboro (correction) bound traffic is down to one lane. Sand will remain on the road most of the day.

Hydraulic fluid was spread from traffic light to traffic light.

“We’ll be down to one lane through about 11am this morning,” said Casey Boshears, Director of La Follette Public Works. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/10/2021-8:30AM)