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Semi-truck accident and spill Toppenish Creek

US-97, Toppenish, WA 98948, USA | 2021-Aug-08

Initial Notification: On August 8, a semi-truck accident occurred near Toppenish, Washington. The accident location is reportedly where HWY 97 crosses Toppenish Creek. Both of the saddle fuel tanks of the semi-truck appear to have been compromised, but it is unknown how much diesel fuel has been spilled. The contents of the trailer are reportedly dairy products, including cartons of milk. No NOAA products were requested, this post is just to keep a record of the incident.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Latitude (approximate): 46° 18.56′ North
Longitude (approximate): 120° 19.90′ West