An accident involving a hazardous chemical closed both Interstate 35 and Hwy. 36 on Sept. 24, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The intersection was closed until about 5 p.m.
The hazardous chemical was reported to be 20,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate. The chemical is typically used in fertilizer. A trucker from Illinois was hauling the chemical as a blasting agent to a mine in Washington