Fatal wrong-way dump truck accident with hazmat spill blocks Southwest Freeway in Beasley

SkyEye13 HD flies over a fatal wrong-way dump truck accident on Highway 59 in Beasley

February 28, 2014 7:06:56 AM PST
A fatal wrong-way accident with a hazmat spill had the Southwest Freeway southbound shut down in Fort Bend County this morning.

The accident happened around 3am near Isleib Road in Beasley.

Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office investigators said a woman was driving north in the southbound lanes and struck a dump truck head on. She died at the scene.

There is no word on any injuries to the dump truck driver.

The Beasley Fire Department called for the Richmond FD hazmat team to assist with a fluid spill. Either gasoline or transmission oil was leaking onto the roadway.

The roadway was blocked for about six hours while the crews cleared the scene.

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