Fuel spill closes Athens intersection

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

Update 9:52 a.m. Thursday: Diesel spill closed Athens intersection: ministry

ATHENS – A main intersection connecting three Leeds-Grenville county roads is closed this afternoon (Wednesday).

The county’s public works department says a fuel spill happened in the area of County Road 5, County Road 40 and County Road 42.

“Staff from the Township of Athens, the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, the Ministry of Environment and the O.P.P. are on site,” department spokesman Shirley White said in an email.

The intersection is expected to be open at 7 p.m.

More to come.

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