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Chemical spill closes Prince George highway

RCMP block off Old Cariboo Higway between Giscome Road and Johnson Road due to chemical spill (Marissa Harvey)

Police and firefighters in Prince George have blocked off the Old Cariboo Highway after a crash and a chemical spill.

At lease one RCMP officer is in hospital being treated for exposure.

Officials are asking anyone who may have driven through the spill to head to the hospital immediately.

It isn't clear yet what the chemical is but police say it is a corrosive material in liquid form.

Our reporter Marissa Harvey is on the scene. Updates throughout the day on CBC Radio and cbc.ca/bc.

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