A tractor trailer hauling what is believed to be powder uranium was involved in a single vehicle rollover today on Highway 4 about 10 km north of Swift Current.

Around 12:30 p.m., Swift Current Rural RCMP received a complaint of the single vehicle rollover. Police secured the scene and the Swift Current City Fire Department is also on the scene assisting.

A HAZMAT team is currently en-route.  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 RMCP members remain on scene and continue monitoring the situation.  No one was injured during the accident.

Traffic in the area is being re-routed and drivers in the area can expect delays in the area around the rollover for the next several hours.

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