Air Base Parkway in Fairfield Closed due to Hazmat Spill

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FAIRFIELD — Part of Air Base Parkway is closed in both directions because of a hazardous materials spill, according to police.

The stretch of road is between Dover Avenue and Clay Bank Road.

Police say the spill happened after a car ran from a traffic stop and crashed into another vehicle carrying pool cleaning supplies. The suspect ran away from the crash but was ultimately caught and arrested nearby.

A crew was sent to clean up the chemicals, and eight homes that back up into the area were evacuated.

It was unknown how long the cleanup will take.

Google Map for coordinates 38.272734 by -122.006568.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.