Alaska Highway reopens after tanker crash and fuel spill
Highway closed west of Watson Lake for most of the day Tuesday
The Alaska Highway is now open to travellers after a tanker crash and fuel spill closed the road west of Rancheria Lodge for most of the day Tuesday.
The highway re-opened Tuesday around 7:30 p.m.
Though the road is open, workers are directing traffic near the site, about 125 kilometres west of Watson Lake, Yukon 511 reports. Travellers can still expect delays of about 20 or 30 minutes.
RCMP said the driver is expected to survive their injuries, but was taken to the hospital.