‘Use extreme caution’: Diesel spills onto NC 22, multiple other roads in Randolph County

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RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Roads in northeastern Randolph County could be dangerous after diesel spilled on N.C. 22 near Franklinville and multiple other roads, the N.C. Department of Transportation reports.

"Drivers should use extreme caution when traveling in this area of Randolph County as this spill will affect stopping distance and traction on the roadway surface," NCDOT said in a notice.

NCDOT reports the incident began at 7:56 a.m.

FOX8 has learned the spill was started by a loose hose on a truck near Ramseur-Julien Road and Low Bridge Road and continued on to Old Liberty Road.

Crews narrowed the lanes on N.C. 22 in both directions and put out sand.

The spill also affects Randolph Church Road and Foushee Road.

NCDOT says more roads could be impacted.

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