Diesel spill warning after truck accident

Diesel spill warning after truck accident

A HAZMAT general warning has been issued after a crash this morning in the shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale, with roads closed.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has issued a hazmat general warning for the diesel spill on Hopkinson Road near the intersection of Abernethy Road.

According to the warning, diesel has spilled on the road after a traffic accident involving a truck was reported at 10.53am.

Hopkinson Road between Thomas Street and Abernethy Road is closed.

Firefighters are on the scene and Department of Water and Environmental Regulation are providing technical support.

A DFES spokesperson said there were two appliances from Welshpool fire service at the scene.

DFES advises for motorists to stay away from the area.

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