A truck carrying hazardous materials overturned on Highway 90 near Jericho, Judea and Samaria Police reported Sunday afternoon.
Magen David Adom paramedics scrambled to the scene and evacuated the driver, who was lightly hurt, to a Jerusalem hospital. A hazardous materials disposal squad was also called in.
Police closed the road in both directions, and traffic was backing up as drivers were directed to alternate routes.
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