PHOTOS: 23,000 Litres of Diesel Fuel Spilled on Highway in Mississauga


Published June 2, 2019 at 2:39 pm


Residents should avoid a certain section of highway due to an overnight vehicle accident in Mississauga.

At 9:48 a.m., OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt reported an incident involving a fuel tanker on the Highway 401 eastbound express, east of Mavis Road.

The vehicle rolled over and its rear trailer spilled 23,000 litres of diesel fuel onto the highway, Schmidt reports.

No injuries have been reported in relation to the accident or the spill.

The cause of the rollover has not been disclosed.

Crews are currently on scene to clean up the spill, which is expected to take until 2:00 p.m. this afternoon.

Collector lanes remain open.

Photos courtesy of Sgt. Kerry Schmidt @OPP_HSD

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