Propane Truck Causes Major Delays, Evacuations in Manchester

New Hampshire State Police are expecting the cleanup from a rollover this morning in Manchester on Interstate 93 Northbound to take several hours. They have released the following statement, asking motorists to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.

Because of the Propane truck rollover on I293 N/B at mm 9.8 on the Manchester/Hooksett border, we are asking motorists to seek alternate routes of travel.  It is anticipated that this area will be affected for several hours.

One southbound lane of travel is shut down as they prepare to off load the propane from the truck.  When the truck begins to be moved, The New Hampshire State Police along with DOT will need to shut down both north and southbound lanes of travel.

Manchester PD is currently assisting the NHSP be evacuating occupants living in a half mile radius of this crash for precautionary measures.  The NHSP will continue to update as things progress.

Please seek alternate routes of travel.