Time Incident Posted: 13:55

Incident Date: 03/11/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 Eastbound J11-J12

Incident Number: 16002

Incident Type: RTC Haz Load Multi Lane P1

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Ashby, 1 x appliance from Swadlincote, 2 x appliances from Coalville including specialist Hazmat appliance

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Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial information received stating RTC involving 2 x LGVs, 1 vehicle leaking hazardous load.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident confirmed as 2 x LGVs involved in RTC, no persons trapped. 1 x LGV leaking chicken animal waste which was en route to Nottingham to be disposed of.
Fire Service have made vehicle safe, stemmed the leak, protected the environment from any further contamination by use of clay mats on drains. Apprx 500l leaked fluids were recovered by fire service into a containment dam. Fire service currently liaising with Environmental Agency on the best means of disposal.
A42 Eastbound closed, 1 lane remains open on A42 westbound

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