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Scott Gardner • MWMG

Scott Gardner • MWMG

A propane tanker lays on its side at Peters Corners Wednesday morning forcing the closure of highways 5, 8 and 52.

Tractor trailer rolls over at Peters Corners in Flamborough

A tractor trailer rollover in Flamborough has botched the morning commute.

UPDATE: Peters Corners still closed following rollover

UPDATE: Peters Corners reopens after crash

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after the tractor, holding 45,000 pounds of propane, flipped over on Hwy. 5 just west of the Peters Corners roundabout.

Emergency crews were called just after 7 a.m. to the intersection of Hwy 5 and Hwy 8, when the single truck crash occurred.

According to the Hamilton Police Service, which assisted the OPP, no one was injured in the crash, including the driver, and there are no reports of spills or leaks.

Crews are working to secure the area and get the tractor upright.

According to police, the eastbound lanes of Hwy. 5 at Hwy. 8 remain closed. The northbound lanes of Hwy. 52 at the 2nd Concession are also closed.

- With files from The Hamilton Spectator

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