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A3 near Cologne: full closure after hydrochloric acid accident – highly corrosive chemical leaked

Created: 09/23/2022, 3:01 p.m

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The hydrochloric acid also caused vapors near Rösrath (symbol image) © 5vision Media/dpa

The A3 near Cologne in the direction of Frankfurt has been completely closed since Thursday due to a hydrochloric acid accident. The fire brigade is still on duty on Friday.

Cologne – The Cologne fire brigade has been on a large scale operation on the A3 since Thursday evening: A truck loaded with 24 tons of hydrochloric acid has a leaking weld seam where the highly corrosive chemical has escaped and evaporated, the fire brigade said on Friday morning. This leads to a complete closure between Dreieck Heumar and Kreuz Bonn/Siegburg in the direction of Frankfurt.
24RHEIN reports on the hydrochloric acid accident on the A3 near Cologne.

Car traffic is backed up on Friday afternoon for around eight kilometers in the direction of Frankfurt from Cologne-East and for around eight kilometers in the direction of Cologne (as of 2:02 p.m.). According to Verkehr.NRW , the closure should last until 8 p.m. (jw)

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