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Fuel spill in Oakville shuts down major roadway for two days

Another project will begin on Highway 401 in Waterloo this spring. Don Mitchell / Global News

A fuel spill from a truck crash in Oakville has shut down a major road in the city for the next two days.

Halton Regional Police say the spill happened after a tanker truck collided with another vehicle around Noon Monday on Burnhamthorpe Road between Trafalgar and Ninth Line.

“No injuries and it involved a car and transport truck and trailer,” Cst. Ryan Anderson told Global News, “Diesel fuel was leaking from the truck.”

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The resulting spill from the truck has contaminated that stretch of roadway and has city crews cleaning up the hazard.

Police say the crews have advised them cleanup will take two days leaving no access to that section of the Burnhamthorpe Road.

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