Overturned big rig shuts down SB lanes of South Post Oak

October 23, 2013 8:07:46 AM PDT
There's a traffic alert to let you know about this morning. All southbound lanes of South Post Oak at West Bellfort are closed down due to an overturned big rig.

The accident happened after 4am between the Loop and West Bellfort.

According to authorities, an O'Reilly Auto Parts truck driver apparently lost control and slammed into a guard rail. A HazMat crew is on the scene because fuel spilled onto the roadway. The cleanup process was expected to last until 9am.

There is no word of any injuries.

At this point, we don't know what caused the accident, but keep checking our live traffic map on our free mobile apps and on abc13.com. And stay with Eyewitness News this Morning for the very latest on the shutdown.

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