Colville Truck Rollover Dalton Highway MP 86

Location Dalton Highway milepost 86, approximately 30 miles north of the Dalton Highway Yukon River crossing.
Product/Quantity The Colville tractor-trailer was transporting ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD). Colville estimates approximately 2,800 gallons of ULSD was released to the environment. Fuel transferred from the affected trailer was loaded into another trailer for transportation to Deadhorse. Upon arrival, recovered fuel was metered to determine the exact amount of product released.
Cause Single vehicle truck accident, the cause of the accident is still under investigation. A hatch on the rear trailer compartment was breached after colliding with a 10 inch diameter spruce tree.
Time/Date of Incident The incident occurred at 9:00am on February 25, 2015. Colville reported the spill to ADEC at 11:18 a.m. on February 25, 2015.


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