Tanker Truck Leaks Diesel Near Mt. Robson
Prince George, B.C. – A tanker truck incident on Highway 16 east, near Mount Robson has caused some traffic delays along that stretch of roadway.
Shortly before 6 this morning, police were advised a tanker truck had rolled about 19 kms east of the junction with highway 5 in Tete Jaune Cache.
The tanker truck was loaded with 15000 litres of diesel fuel. While there are no injuries to report, the tanker was leaking.
In addition to the RCMP and Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement, Environment Canada and Parks BC responded to the scene, The leak of the diesel fuel is said to be contained.
The cause of the roll over is under investigation, and both lanes of the highway are now open.