Truck hauling chemicals crashes on Hwy 791 near Indus, Alta.
Highway 791 north of Indus, Alta. is blocked after a truck hauling chemicals crashed Monday just before 9 a.m.
Rocky View County Fire district chief Dax Huba said a truck lost control and went into the ditch.
EMS said a man in his early 60s had to be extricated from the wreckage and was taken to Foothills Hospital in Calgary with non-life-threatening injuries.
He is in stable condition, EMS said.
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Hazmat crews are on scene containing the as-of-yet-unknown substance, however, Huba said the chemicals on board were “not immediately dangerous” and this is a “very minor spill.”
A spokesperson for the Alberta government said because no land or waterways were involved, they are not investigating the spill.
RCMP are investigating and will advise the public when it is open again.
Indus is about 36 kilometres east of Calgary.
Authorities are investigating a collision on Highway 791 near Indus, Alta.Tom Reynolds/Global News