16 September 2015

A FUEL tanker carrying diesel has been hit by a truck causing diesel fuel to spill onto Tonkin Highway in Bayswater, causing major traffic delays.

A large truck carrying bricks and a bobcat hit the diesel truck and punctured the fuel tanker causing about 100 litres to spill onto Tonkin Highway at Collier Road in Bayswater.

The spill happened in the left emergency lane.

Main Roads, Department of Fire and Emergency Services and Incident Response Services are at the scene cleaning up the spill.

Traffic is busy on approach and motorists should seek an alternative route if possible.

Extracted in full from Perth Now.