November 27, 2018 12:31 pm

Truck driver charged following Red Hill crash

The city of Hamilton says a tractor-trailer spilled approximately 44,000 litres of liquid asphalt onto the road and into the grassy median area.

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Charges have been laid against the driver of the transport truck that crashed on the Red Hill Valley Parkway last week.

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The tractor trailer struck the CP rail bridge that crosses Red Hill just south of King Street around 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 22, spilling 44,000 litres of liquid asphalt onto the roadway.

The parkway was closed for several hours for the cleanup.

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A 34-year-old Hamilton man has been charged with careless driving.

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