SA’s breaking information weblog, The Pulse: Diesel spills into waterway close to Crystal Brook in SA’s mid-north after truck crashes into creekbed

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Crews are working to cease roughly 750L of diesel spilling right into a creek on the Augusta Hwy within the state’s mid-north.

About 1am on Wednesday, a B-double truck carrying gas left the freeway and crashed right into a creekbed simply south of the Crystal Brook township.

It’s close to the Rocky River Bridge, which is presently being upgraded as a part of the Federal and State Governments’ $40 million Regional Bridges Venture.

The male driver was flown to hospital for therapy, with emergency companies quickly closing a piece of the freeway about 2.35am.

Crews are nonetheless making an attempt to include the circulation of diesel that’s spilling into the creek.

The Nation Hearth Service says it can take “many of the morning” to take away the gas and the truck itself.