Time Incident Posted: 19:50

Incident Date: 21/04/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 Southbound on slip at Junction 13 Ashby

Incident Number: 55836

Incident Type: RTC Large vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Coalville and Swadlincote attended

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:00hrs

Damage: NA

Believed Cause: NA

Initial Information: Report from Police Control requesting Fire Service attendance at a RTC involving a Large Goods Vehicle.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed no persons were in the vehicle, the vehicle had left the carriageway and was down the embankment in a ditch. Highways Agency
Approx 400 litres of diesel was leaking from the vehicle fuel tank.
There are no hazards onboard the lorry. Lorry carrying cardboard. Vehicle battery isolated.
At 20:00hrs incident handed over to recovery company, lorry fuel tank empty

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