Grande Prairie RCMP on scene of collision on Highway 43 and Highway 2 – UPDATED

Grande Prairie, Alta. – Grande Prairie RCMP advise that emergency services are no longer on scene of a collision on Highway 43 and Highway 2. Roadways are clear and open to traffic in all directions.

BACKGROUND

Grande Prairie, Alberta – (6:20 PM) Grande Prairie RCMP, along with Fire and EMS, are currently on scene of a single vehicle collision, involving a semi-truck with tanker trailer.

Preliminary information indicates the semi-tanker unit has tipped over, causing the roadway to be blocked. The driver of the semi unit has been treated on scene by EMS, with non-life threatening injuries.

The northbound lanes are currently blocked. A detour has been established, and traffic has been re-routed to 156 Avenue or Highway 43. All other lanes are operating as normal for now, however the southbound lanes will be blocked while clean-up crews safely attend to the tanker-trailers contents. There are no leaks to the tanker, which contains sour gas.

RCMP Car
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Motorists are asked to reroute as delays are expected to take several hours.

No further information is available at this time. An update will be provided when available.

Grande Prairie RCMP



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