Avoid the area: 18-wheeler rolls over on Houston’s south side

Authorities said a fuel leak has been contained

Fire truck (generic) (Pixabay)

HOUSTON – Houston fire emergency workers are responding after an 18-wheeler rolled over on Houston’s south side and people are being asked to avoid the area due to heavy emergency traffic.

The wreck happened in the 2500 block of S Sam Houston Pkwy W, and while it was leaking fuel, the issue has been contained, authorities said.

Houston Fire Department said a hazardous materials team is working at the scene. No one was hurt.

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