Semi-truck Rolls Over, Oil Spill Closes Road Near Silt

Hazardous Material crews were called to a rural highway in Silt, Monday, after a semi rolled over and spill crude oil along County Road 331 at Dry Hollow. The accident happened a little after noon.

Hazmat crews, Burning Mountain Fire and Rescue, and Westcare ambulances all responded to the incident. One home was evacuated and the road was shut down.

Contractors from T.D. Production were assisting in the cleanup,
but at around 4:00 p.m. they were also evacuated. Crews expected to have the road shut down for a minimum of six to eight hours.

The extent of any injuries was unknown late Monday.

© KKCO NBC 11 News - All Rights Reserved


KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 2044332 - nbc11news.com/a?a=2044332