Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description
Location Mile 3 of the Richardson Hwy and Airport Rd. Intersection, Valdez, AK
Product/Quantity DEC responders estimated 10 gallons of diesel #2 and some glycols had been released from the tanker truck. Approximately 10,400 gallons of diesel reported to be on-board the tanker truck at the time of the accident.
Cause Big State Logistics fuel truck (double tanker) and a CAT Transportation regular semi truck collided near the intersection of Airport Rd and Richardson Hwy.
Time/Date of Spill 10:45 a.m. on August 29, 2003. DOT reported to DEC that a tanker truck had hit a freighter truck at about the 10:55 am. on Mile 3 of the Richardson Highway in Valdez
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