Manitoba

Semi carrying diesel rolls over on Highway 59

Part of Highway 59 near MacGregor Farm Road is closed this afternoon after a semi-trailer hauling diesel rolled into a ditch.
Emergency crews attend to a semi-trailer that has rolled over on Highway 59 on Wednesday afternoon. (Brett Purdy/CBC)

Part of Highway 59 near MacGregor Farm Road is closed this afternoon after a semi-trailer hauling diesel rolled into a ditch.

RCMP got a call at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday about the truck, which rolled and ended up partially in a ditch.

Some of the fuel was leaking from the vehicle, but it has since been contained, according to police.

No injuries were reported.

Highway 59 was closed in both directions for hours, and detours were in place at the weigh station and on Wenzel Road.

The provincial highways department announced just before 9:30 p.m. that the section of road has re-opened to traffic.

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