The driver of a B double truck carrying 2400 litres of canola oil was lucky to spot a leak on his vehicle when he pulled into the rest area on the outskirts of Parkes.
The truck was leaving Parkes, heading north on the Newell Highway on Wednesday, November 8 when the driver decided to stop at the rest area just after the 80km/h speed zone about 3pm.
He alerted emergency services when he noticed canola oil leaking from his truck.
Parkes Fire and Rescue NSW attended the scene to cordon off the area around the truck until Parkes Shire Council staff arrived with sand.
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Forensic police will assess a number of rooms at Parkes High School after they were broken into and vandalised over the last few days.
Unknown persons gained entry to classrooms by smashing windows between 5pm Wednesday and 7am Thursday.
A number of doors and walls were graffitied and a set of speakers, valued at $500, were stolen.
Between 5pm on Thursday and 3am on Friday unknown persons broke into the administration area of the school by forcing and damaging a number of doors.
On Sunday between 4pm and 6pm offenders gained entry to Home Economics room by smashing a window.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Parkes Police on 6862 9999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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Police were called to a disturbance on the corner of Woodward and Porter Streets at 10pm on Friday.
Six people were fighting on the street after a verbal dispute escalated.
Investigations are continuing.
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A 35-year-old Parkes man will face court after being arrested at 5pm on Friday.
Bruce Martin, formerly of Wentworth Street, was charged with assault and breaching a court order.
He was refused bail by police and appeared in Forbes Local Court on Saturday.
Martin was bailed to Lake Cargelligo and will appear in Parkes Local Court on Monday, November 20.