Time Incident Posted: 11:28

Incident Date: 29/10/2016

Incident Location: M69 Junction 2 Sapcote - Junction 1 Burbage

Incident Number: 15967

Incident Type: RTC HGV involved

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 4 Fire appliances from various locations & 1 heavy rescue unit from Southern Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 04:50


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: emergency call received at 03:36 to a report of an Articulated lorry overturned after going through central reservation.

Updated Incident Information: informative message 04:13 - 1 HGV has left carriageway and is overturned in ditch, crews have made contact with driver and are in the process of assessing. East midlands Ambulance are in attendance.

informative message 04:25 - driver has now been removed from cab with the assistance of Fire service crews. driver is now in the care of Ambulance crews.

informative message 04:32 - crews currently checking load in trailer as it appears dairy products are leaking.

stop message 04:46 - RTC involving 1 HGV leaving carriageway and overturned. small amount of dairy products have leaked from trailer onto dry ditch. equipment being made up. incident handed over to Leicestershire Police.

Public Statement Issued:


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