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Tractor Trailer Roll Spills 2,500 Gallons Of Hot Oil

Tractor Trailer Roll Spills 2,500 Gallons Of Hot Oil
Copyright Cowboy State News Network
Posted January 14th, 2014 @ 5:30pm by Kari Eakins

A tractor trailer tanker crash Tuesday morning at 9:46 a.m. five miles south of Lovell on WYO 310 has sent a Salt Lake City man to the hospital and resulted in the spill of approximately 2,500 gallons of hot oil.

The driver of the combination, Bruce Siggard, was treated and released from the North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell. Siggard was driving a tractor trailer tanker trailer combination that was pulling a pup trailer.

The combination went off the right side of the roadway which caused the truck tractor and first trailer to roll. The tanker trailer that rolled suffered a breach of the tank and the load of hot oil spilled into the highway right-of-way. The pup trailer became disconnected, however it did not roll.

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