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20:17 | Feb 08 | 2013

Road tanker overturned on federal highway Lena

The tanker overturned on the 843rd kilometer of the federal highway in Aldansky ulus. As a result, fuel spilled on the area of 26 square kilometers.

The accident took place 370 metres from the Amga River tributary. A representative of the Aldan Nature Protection Committee informed that there was no threat to the water reservoir. How the scene of the accident will be cleaned up and how the tanker will be removed is being currently decided.