Overturned truck closes Highway 40 west

Highway 40 westbound is closed indefinitely after a transport truck overturned and spilled its contents all over the road.

The incident happened near the Roi-René Blvd. exit in Anjou at about 9:30 A.M.

The truck was carrying asphalt, which covered the highway, along with some tools and other debris.

As of 10:30 A.M. traffic was backed up about five kilometers.

The driver of the truck was not hurt, but treated for shock.

Provincial police said the highway is closed indefinitely.