Article:Uranium concentrate spill shuts down Highway 4 north of SC

In response to: “RCMP say the vehicle involved in a single-vehicle rollover 10 km north of Swift Current on Highway 4 was a tractor trailer hauling uranium concentrate.

Rural RCMP responded to the call just after 12:30 p.m. and secured the scene, along with members of the Swift Current Fire Department.

A HAZMAT team in en route to the scene.

At this point, there are no residences downwind from the scene of the collision and no evacuations are required.  All farms within a 1.6 km radius of the collision have been advised of the spill and police remain on scene to monitor the situation. No one was hurt in the crash.” (news article)

One of those accidents that is NOT supposed to happen just did. They are down playing the hazard this can cause. Once the clean up is done I would be checking the radioactivity of that spot if I lived near there.


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