DPS: Highway 59 shut down in Wharton Co. due to overturned propane truck

November 26, 2012 12:13:43 PM PST
Highway 59 is shut down in both directions in Wharton County following an accident involving a propane truck, according to DPS officials.

It's happening along Highway 59 at County Road 423, which is just south of the Wharton Airport. As of 2pm, crews were still working to offload the propane. The highway is expected to remain closed for another couple of hours.

Traffic is being diverted onto the surrounding county roads during this time.