Reports indicate that a tractor – trailer hauling hazardous material overturned on Highway 9 near Cedar Bluff late yesterday afternoon.

Cherokee County rescue, Fire fighters, Cedar Bluff Fire and responded to the accident involving a truck that was loaded with loaded with hazardous material called Polychlorinated Biphenyls, otherwise known as PCB’s.

The accident, which is between Cedar Bluff and the Georgia State line occurred just after 5pm est.  AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio will have more information when it becomes available.