On your way back from a long weekend of camping? You may have to take a detour.
A semi-truck carrying hazardous hydrochloric acid has tipped over near Boyle.
Highway 831 three km south of Boyle is impassable due to the product release. Emergency crews are on scene and hazardous material technicians are en route. As a precaution, several nearby residences have been evacuated.
Southbound traffic on Highway 881 can detour via Highway 63 and northbound traffic on Highway 881 can detour via Highway 661.
The driver and lone occupant of the semi-truck was not injured.
Boyle is about 120 km from Fort Saskatchewan and 85 km from Redwater.
Updates will be provided when they become available.