Interstate 65 near Lowell, IN, was shut down Thursday, Nov.
16, because of a chemical leak at a nearby Pilot Truck Stop that injured
According to WTHR-TV,
a tanker truck that was parked in the lot apparently leaked sodium
hydrosulfite, a chemical used in film, paper and leather products that can
cause skin and eye irritation.
A sheriff's officer said five people were treated for
respiratory problems. The highway was expected to reopen by 4 p.m. Thursday.