All southbound lanes on Southwest Freeway at Bissonnet now open hours after fuel truck crash

HOUSTON – The southbound lanes on the Southwest Freeway at Bissonnet are back open after being closed for several hours due to an overturned fuel truck.

The clean-up efforts could take several hours, but lanes reopened before the afternoon commute.

The rollover was prompted by a crash involving one other vehicle. Houston police sent a Hazmat unit for precautionary measures.

The crash caused a sign on the bridge to be knocked over and damaged.

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