Brampton street closed by reported truck fire

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Published October 20, 2021 at 8:13 pm

A major street in Brampton was closed in one direction on Wednesday night (Oct. 20) due to a reported truck fire.

Peel Regional Police say eastbound Steeles Ave. is closed due to the crash. Around 7:52 p.m., the police learned that a transport truck had rolled over in the area of Steeles Ave. and Goreway Drive. Callers to 911 said the truck was on fire.

The driver got out of the truck without any injuries. Delays are to be expected in the area, so motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

Transport truck fires can lead to significant delays, if the vehicle was carrying chemicals that spilled and damaged the road surface.

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