18-wheeler accident shuts down I-10 WB lanes at Houston Ave.for hours

December 10, 2012 4:09:21 AM PST
All westbound lanes of I-10 near Houston Avenue were closed for hours early this morning due to a jack-knifed 18-wheeler.

The accident happened around 2:30am. The big rig's diesel tanks popped and spilled fuel all over the roadway. Emergency crews took several hours to clean it up.

There's no word of any injuries or what caused the accident.

There was also an unrelated wreck at the I-10 and I-45 split that has since cleared, as well.

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