Tanker crash shuts down Gulf Freeway

HOUSTON It happened just after 9pm last night on the Gulf Freeway at Dixie Farm Road. Police say the driver of a big rig carrying water waste lost control when a tire from his truck came loose and got caught under another tanker. The driver of the tanker slammed into a concrete wall, flipped over, and his rig caught fire.

That driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The wreck has since been cleared.

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