Update: Hwy 103 has reopened.
Police are on the scene of an overturned propane tanker truck on Hwy 103. The highway is closed in both directions.
Shortly before 8 a.m. today, Shelburne RCMP received a 911 call of a propane tanker truck with a full load overturned on Hwy 103. Motorist, depending on direction of travel, be required to return to either Liverpool or Shelburne to access Hwy 101. There have been no injuries and there is no indication of a propane leak at present. Emergency crews are on scene.
The investigation to determine cause is under investigation. Motorists should expect delays and are cautioned to avoid this area.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Shelburne RCMP at 902-875-2490. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.
Source: Media Release