On Monday, Jan. 2nd an automobile accident resulted in the first traffic fatality of 2012 and also left crude oil strewn along Hwy 20/26.  Crews are now in the process of working to clean up the spill along the old Glenrock Hwy to remove the 3000+ gallons of crude oil.Traffic along 20/26 over the next couple of days, will be guided through the clean up area by flaggers and orange cones until clean up efforts are completed.

Just as a reminder, this area will be prone to delays and drivers should slow down for their safety as well as the safety of the workers along the spill site.

For more on the accident that claimed the life of an Evansville man and involved a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer - Go to the K2Radio.com or Click Here.