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Diesel fuel leaks after crash involving a garbage truck on Hwy. 417, Ottawa fire says

Emergency crews responded to a collision involving a garage truck in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 417 near Bayswater Avenue on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. (Ministry of Transportation Ontario) Emergency crews responded to a collision involving a garage truck in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 417 near Bayswater Avenue on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. (Ministry of Transportation Ontario)
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Firefighters cleaned up a diesel spill on Highway 417 following a two-vehicle crash involving a garbage truck.

Emergency crews responded to the collision in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 417 at Rochester Street at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Traffic was reduced to two lanes due to the crash.

In a statement on Twitter, Ottawa fire said approximately 500 litres of diesel fuel has reportedly leaked due to the collision.

Traffic cameras show a garbage truck stopped on the shoulder of the highway.

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