Southbound Lanes Closed on Falconbridge Road near the Kingsway

Aug 5, 2015

Update: Falconbridge Road has been reopened.

A collision between a garbage truck and another large vehicle has closed southbound lanes on Falconbridge Road between Frobisher Street and the Kingway until further notice. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction using northbound lanes. There were no injuries. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

Approximately 100 litres of hydraulic fluid has leaked onto Falconbridge Road as a result of the accident. The spill has been contained and has not reached catch basins or the municipal sewer system.

City crews are on site and are laying absorbent material to collect the spill. The Ministry of the Environment has been notified and Greater Sudbury Police are investigating the collision. Motorists will be advised when the road reopens.