Tanker truck crash near Hartville results in hot oil spill - KOTA Territory News

Tanker truck crash near Hartville results in hot oil spill

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A semi crash on WYO 270 north of Hartville, Wyoming resulted in a spill of hot oil into a dry creek bed.

According the the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the driver of the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve to the right and went off the west side of WY-270 at the top of the Hat Creek Breaks.

The tanker was carrying emulsion for a highway project near Mule Creek Junction.

When the vehicle rolled the tanker trailer was breached and the product ran into a dry wash. There is no road blockage due to the crash and efforts to contain the spill and get the rest of the product off loaded are underway.

The driver was transported to by ambulance to the hospital in Lusk.



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