Tanker truck accident causes oil spill in NW Harris County

It's unclear how the accident happened but the overturned rig has spilled chemicals on the roadway.

January 17, 2014 9:09:51 AM PST
A tanker truck accident sent oil all over a northwest Harris County roadway Friday morning.

It happened on Wilson Road at Beltway 8 frontage road. The intersection is blocked due the accident.

A HazMat team is on the scene. TxDOT officials say the cleanup process is expected to take another five to six hours.

There is no word of any injuries.

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