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Crash involving explosives closes part of Ga. 53 in Dawson County
Hydromite spill
A mini-pumper transport vehicle carrying 6,000 pounds of a petroleum-based ammonium nitrate, a substance used in rock quarries, was involved in a four-vehicle accident on Hwy. 53 E near Dawson Forest Road and Blue Ridge Overlook on Sept. 10. No serious injuries were reported from the incident. - Photo courtesy of Dawson County Fire/EMS
Motorists can expect delays as Hwy. 53 E continues to be closed at Dawson Forest Road and Blue Ridge Overlook as authorities clean up a spill of hazardous materials from a four-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday morning..