SD9710 : Denshaw Junction 1990

taken 29 years ago, near to Denshaw, Oldham, Great Britain

Denshaw Junction 1990
Denshaw Junction 1990
Aftermath of an accident.

On the 2nd of February 1990 this was the scene at the crossroads in the centre of the village of Denshaw.
The tanker on the left had come off the M62 motorway at Junction 22 and was heading downhill towards Oldham through Denshaw village along the A672.
The van pulled out into the path of the tanker and on impact completely spun round while the tanker crashed through the stone wall and down the embankment.
The tanker contained a full load of styrene LinkExternal link which started to leak into the atmosphere this resulted in the area being sealed
off all day and late into night while the styrene was pumped out and transferred to another tanker.
SD9710 : Aftermath of an Accident

The building behind the tanker is SD9710 : Junction Inn Denshaw
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 February, 1990   (more nearby)
Saturday, 28 February, 2009
Road Junction > Road junction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 974 105 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.5021N 2:2.4180W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 974 105
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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