Hazardous material spill on Dukes Highway 10 March 2020

At 2:55am the CFS were alerted to a B-double rollover approximately 2km NW of Culburra, near Schubert Road, which is between Tintinara and Coonalpyn, on the Dukes Highway in the state’s southeast.

CFS fire and hazmat crews are currently on the scene of the rollover, with large quantities of hazardous materials including flammable liquids, acids, refrigerant gases, sodium hydroxide, ethanol and methanol spilled from the accident.

The driver from the vehicle escaped unharmed, but the Dukes Highway is currently closed to all traffic while the area is secured and the clean-up is undertaken.

For road closure information motorists should check traffic.sa.gov.au for details.

2020-03-10 Brett Williamson