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Fuel may have spilled into Burlington creek after tanker truck rollover
BURLINGTON, Ont. -- A fuel trailer has rolled over in Burlington, Ont., and police say some of the leaked fuel may have entered a nearby creek.
Halton Region police say the driver suffered minor injuries when the truck rolled over at about 8:30 p.m. Monday (on Harvester Rd. near Century Dr.).
Police say there was a "significant fuel spill" from the tanker, which carried gasoline and diesel fuel, and some may have leaked into nearby Sheldon Creek.
Area residents and their pets are advised to avoid the waterway until the extent of the spill is fully assessed.
Police say containment efforts are still underway.
No other vehicles were involved in the rollover and police say they don't yet know what caused the accident.