An overturned tractor trailer on westbound I-70 at Boyd Road causes traffic delays.
Maryland State Police say traffic is being diverted from westbound I-70 to exit 18 into the town of Clear Spring. The detour will use U.S. Route 40.
A tractor trailer loaded with flammable hazardous material overturned in the median, police said. Highway officials at one point were directing traffic to back up on westbound I-70 and make way to the nearest exit.
There is no danger to homes in the area. The cause of the collision is still under investigation. Avoid the area or proceed with caution if you are traveling through the detour route.