Reports are emerging of an accident on the A-15 near the Atwater intersection. According to news sources, a petrol tanker lost control on the northbound lane and crashed. There are no reports of injuries yet. As of now, the highway is closed in both directions.
We will keep updating this post as new information becomes available.
TL;DR A petrol tanker lost control on the Décarie highway northbound lane and crashed at Atwater. Lanes in both directions are closed. Detours are available at the A10 (Bonaventure) et l'A720 (Ville-Marie)
News of the crash broke around 10:45 this morning. According to tweets and witnesses on the scene, a petrol tanker lost control and was involved in a crash on autoroute A-15 at the Atwater intersection.
Suivi : #Turcot, l'#A15 dans les DEUX directions, à la hauteur de la sortie pour le boulevard de la Vérendrye, accident impliquant un camion citerne, fermeture COMPLÈTE— Québec 511 (@Qc511_Mtl) March 7, 2019
Détours par l'#A10 (Bonaventure) et l'#A720 (Ville-Marie)
**Secteur à éviter
The truck appears to have turned on its side and skidded quite far. Because the truck contains flammable materials the highway is closed in both directions until further notice.
We will update this post as more information becomes available.