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Fuel truck crash closes Highway 59 north of Winnipeg

A tanker hauling diesel fuel tipped over on Hwy. 59 at MacGregor Farm Road at about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.
A tanker hauling diesel fuel tipped over on Hwy. 59 at MacGregor Farm Road at about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. RCMP

WINNIPEG – RCMP say Highway 59 north of Winnipeg will be closed in both directions for “several hours” while a crash is cleaned up.

A tanker hauling diesel fuel tipped over at Highway 59 and MacGregor Farm Road at about 2:45 p.m. There were no injuries, and a fuel leak was quickly contained.

But Mounties advised at 3:45 that “the road will remain closed for the next several hours.”

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