Whitecourt RCMP and the Whitecourt Fire Department are currently on scene of a collision on highway 32 between Whitecourt and Swan Hills, approximately 22 km north of highway 43 (near the Pembina plant).
On Monday evening at approximately 10:15pm a tractor-trailer unit hauling chemical products was traveling northbound on Highway 32 when it lost control and rolled onto its side. The tractor trailer is blocking a portion of the road and some contents have spilled. The driver of the semi was not injured in the collision.
All traffic on highway 32 has been stopped at the scene. It is anticipated clean up could take several hours.
As of 6:00am Tuesday morning, the road is still closed.
The highway has re-opened as of 8:00am