Truck blocks highway

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Truck blocks highway

Blocked: CFA and police investigate the extent of the diesel spill.

A TRUCK tipped on its side on the Strzelecki Highway at Leongatha North, near the Tarwin River West Branch early this afternoon (Monday).

Police, CFA and Ambulances attended the scene promptly after an emergency call was made around 1.35pm.

Leading Senior Constable Andy Boldiston said that there was a lot of diesel spilt on the road and the current priority is to get the road cleared and safe.

“We’re enlisting the help of VicRoads to help deal with the spill,” he said.

The driver was taken to Leongatha Memorial Hospital by ambulance with minor injuries.

The Strzelecki Highway is currently blocked by police and traffic is being diverted via Yarragon Road and Wooreen-Mirboo Road. 

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