15 Southbound Closed

FREDERICK, Md. (LR) — Authorities are reporting that US-15 South is shut down at this time and traffic is being diverted onto Motter Ave.

According to Maryland State Police, an unknown vehicle caused a fuel spill on US-15 South between Motter Ave. and 7th St. and the State Highway Administration has requested two dump trucks with sand to absorb the fuel.

There were several minor collisions in the area as a result of the fuel spill, and authorities are still in the process of clearing a multi-vehicle accident on US-15 South at W. 7th Street at this time.