97 Closure Update
Prince George, B.C. – Highway 97 south of the Red Rock Scales, remains closed following the roll over of a chemical tanker truck.
The driver of the truck has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The rollover was discovered around 1:30 this afternoon by a member of the Prince George RCMP on Highway 97 near Bellos Road, south of Prince George.
The tanker truck is bearing a placard indicating it is transporting or was recently transporting Ammonium Nitrate, a poisonous and explosive chemical. This portion of Highway 97 is closed until the scene is deemed safe and the tractor / trailer removed. Personnel from the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Highways are on scene.