18-wheeler accident shuts down 610

Published On: Nov 07 2012 09:18:41 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 07 2012 09:19:01 PM CST

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.