TOLLAND, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – Authorities say several homes were evacuated and both sides of Interstate 84 in Tolland were closed after a tractor-trailer hauling hazardous materials crashed.

Police say the tractor-trailer rolled over an embankment around 7 p.m. Sunday near the exit for state Route 195.

Police say no injuries were reported.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says the vehicle was carrying a mixed load of several chemicals, including acids and flammable substances.

Hazmat teams responded around 10:30 p.m.

The westbound of the highway was later reopened. The eastbound side remained closed Monday   between exits 67 and 68.Two lanes reopened  around 6 pm.All lanes were  open  around 9 pm.

A detour was set up on nearby state Route 74. State police  encouraged travelers to avoid the area.

The tractor-trailer is owned by CIMA Transportation.

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