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Operator charged with careless driving in Powassan transport crash and spill

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No injuries after this transport accident on Highway 11 near Powassan.

That transport accident and fuel spill on Oct. 22 closed Highway 11 for nine hours say OPP and the driver was charged with careless driving.

It was a single commercial motor vehicle that was involved, There were no injuries but families were evacuated from their homes in a one km radius because of a fuel spill.

See: Evacuated Powassan families return home after transport accident

Police did not reveal the name of the driver,  nor the cause of the accident.

All lanes north and south were closed between McCharles Line-Pinetree Way-Main St. in Powassan and Peever Line-Golf Course Line-Pinetree Way.