Residents evacuated after big rig overturns

September 3, 2010 5:08:25 AM PDT
A tanker truck accident had most of FM 1462 in Rosharon closed down for hours. The road was blocked off from state Highway 288 to County Road 121 for hours. People who live in the area were evacuated.

The tanker truck appeared to have been pulling into a Conoco gas station when it tipped over. A second tanker has been brought in to offload the gas in the tanker.

The First Baptist Church in Angleton set up a shelter for people who needed a place to go during the evacuation.


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