MADISON (WKOW) -- A parking lot on the UW campus is back open after a hazmat situation.
UW Police say a man called 911 after 5:00 a.m. Thursday to report he had locked himself in his car with a poisonous chemical. When officers got there around 5:30 a.m., they blocked off parking lot 60 and parts of Marsh Drive and Walnut Street.
Officers were able to get the man out of his car and to the hospital. They say he will survive.
Investigators won't say what type of poisonous chemical it was, but say it is not a danger to the public at this time.
The streets and parking lot are back open as of 7:35 a.m.
MADISON (WKOW) -- University of Wisconsin Madison officials and UW Police are investigating what they call a "hazmat situation" on the west side of campus.
Investigators have blocked off parts of Marsh Drive and Walnut Street. They are telling people who work and live around campus not to park in Lot 60 and are re-routing drivers to Lot 76.
Stay with 27 News and www.wkow.com for the latest on the investigation.
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