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Crude oil tanker rollover reported by Hanna RCMP

Semi Rollover August 6

Hanna RCMP have reported two collisions in the last week, one involving a rollover of a semi carrying crude oil and another involving a vehicle which side-swiped another semi.

Early on the morning of August 6, a semi was travelling southbound on Highway 36 near the Sheerness Power Station when it lost control and rolled, ending up in a ditch. It was carrying crude oil at the time. The driver was transported to the Hanna Health Centre with non life threatening injuries. Hanna RCMP report the leakage from the tanker was minimal and no charges have been laid.

On August 9, Hanna RCMP report that a Chevrolet Avalanche side swiped a semi tractor trailer on Highway 9 near Junction 36. The Avalanche crossed over the centre line, striking both sets of wheels on the semi trailer. The driver was transported to the Hanna Health Centre with non life threatening injuries. The vehicle suffered extensive damage. No charges have been laid.


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