Cement truck accident shut down I-45 for hours


The accident happened around 7:40am near Monroe. There's been no official statement on the accident, but an eyewitness says a tire on the truck blew, causing the driver to lose control.

No injuries were reported.

The accident caused a fuel and cement spill all over the roadway. All southbound lanes were closed for more than three hours as crews cleaned up the mess left behind from the accident.

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