18-wheeler accident shuts down 610

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HOUSTON - The Houston fire department along with police and haz-mat crews were on the scene of an 18-wheeler accident on 610 the east loop at Wallisville in east Houston.

Officials said they got the call sometime around 8:00 p.m.

According to police a two big rigs tried to avoid a disabled vehicle on the road and collided.

One of the rigs started leaking fuel and the other hit another oncoming vehicle.

A 2 year-old inside that car was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Officials said the accident shut down all four lanes of traffic for about an hour.

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