Driver hurt after 18-wheeler overturned near Rosenberg

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ROSENBERG - Emergency crews said an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer overturned near on U.S. 59 at FM 762 near Rosenberg Monday afternoon.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said it happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Officials said the rig was hauling a chemical, but there was no leakage at the time of the accident. A Hazmat crew responded to the scene to make sure the chemical did not enter the water channel.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was transported by ambulance to OakBend Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials said both sides of the freeway are open.

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