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Truck carrying toxic material overturns in Halifax

Sept. 27, 2013, Halifax - Halifax police say an exit leading into a city industrial park is expected to remain closed for part of the day after a transport truck carrying toxic materials flipped over.

September 27, 2013 
By The Canadian Press

Const. Pierre Bourdages says the rig overturned just after 4:30 a.m. while turning from Highway 118 onto Akerley Boulevard.

The boulevard is one of the entry points into the Burnside industrial park.

Bourdages says police have closed all exits on and off the highway at the site.

He says paramedics were checking the condition of the driver, but he was unable to give details on whether any materials from the truck had spilled.


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