Collisions On King Street Following Oil Leak

January 25, 2016

The police have advised the public to be careful traveling in the area of King Street as a number of vehicles have “slid out” at that location, with a “few resulting in collisions,” following what the police said was an “oil leak” from a “large vehicle.”

accident Jan 25 2016

Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A large vehicle had some sort of oil leak that has spread out in the area of King Street and Reid Street in City of Hamilton. A number of vehicles have “slid out” at that location [descending King Street approaching Reid Street junction] with a few resulting in collisions.

“Police are currently at the location and Works & Engineering have also been contacted to assist.”

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  1. SANDGROWNAN says:

    That “large vehicle” will be a bus.

  2. Midge pullen says:

    why don’t they close the road and redirect traffic?

    • Grakoos says:

      They had one lane closed this morning at 7:50am as I passed through on my way out of town.

  3. JohnBoy says:

    Nice way to stop all the bikers who don’t stop at the Fire Station stop sign.

  4. Micro says:

    So is the owner of the large vehicle paying for the damages?

  5. Tom Cooke says:

    I went down the road must have been just after ..who ever dropped the oil on the road… with the rain it was a mess… I knew to be careful on my bike….

  6. betty says:

    Large bus I saw

  7. Greene says:

    Diff oil inna?

  8. Y-Gurl says:

    C of H cooking oil pickup truck??