Transport Truck rollover closes roadway OPP investigating

HALDIMAND COUNTY – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County detachment is currently investigating a single motor vehicle collision involving a transport truck after being called to Highway 6, Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ontario address.

On Saturday, December 2017 at approximately 8:12 a.m., OPP along with Haldimand County Fire Services responded to a collision involving a rolled over transport truck.

Through the course of investigation, it has determined that a 36-year-old male of Stoney Creek, Ontario was travelling southbound on Highway 6 to Greens Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The transport truck and trailer rolled over spilling approximately 36,000 pounds of coal.

As a result of the collision, the driver did not suffer any injuries however a quantity of diesel fuel spilt onto the roadway and into a nearby ditch. The Ministry of Environment have been notified.

Speed is being considered as a contributing factor. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

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