Just after 10 a.m. on March 7, a Burchoil truck overturned on Cedar Lane Road, causing a HAZMAT emergency. As workers secured a leak in the truck, the vehicle’s driver was taken to a nearby hospital. Crews worked all day to clean up the spill, keeping the road closed into the afternoon.
What should you do if you see an oil spill?
If you witness an accident like this, in which oil or another hazardous chemical is spilled, you should immediately call the National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802. This rule also applies to radiation emergencies and biological discharges, according to the EPA.
It’s important to take all possible safety precautions while driving in order to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you or a loved one were injured in an accident that was the result of another person’s negligence, you may have grounds for a personal injury case. Call the experienced personal injury attorneys at Alpert Schreyer, LLC for your free case evaluation. We will listen to you, review your case, and fight to get you the compensation you deserve.