Truck spills white powder on beltway

January 15, 2008 10:20:23 AM PST
A major accident involving an 18-wheeler has Beltway 8 nearly shut down near the Hardy Toll Road.A truck carrying crates full of a white powdery substance somehow crashed through the median of Beltway 8 near Rankin. The accident happened just before 11:30am.

It's not clear what the substance is, but it is spilled all over the road. Clean up may take some time.

Nearly all lanes of the beltway are shut down. One far right eastbound lane is getting by. Traffic is backed up considerably in the area.

It's unknown if there are any injuries.

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