610 East Loop shut down after tanker overturns

Tanker leaks 3,000 gallons of diesel

Published On: Jul 06 2013 06:46:26 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2013 01:26:48 PM CDT
HOUSTON -

A major accident involving an overturned 18-wheeler shut down 610 East Loop Northbound at Clinton Drive.

Investigators say the accident happened just after 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters were seen spraying the tanker truck with water after it was reported that over 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel was leaking from the overturned tanker.

The roadway reopened around midnight.

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