All mainlanes reopened after major truck crash and fuel spill causes delays on Gulf Freeway

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Saturday, April 8, 2023
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities cleared a major crash involving a fuel spill on I-45, leading to an hours-long closure on Saturday.

Houston TranStar reported the crash just before 10 a.m. on the Gulf Freeway near Edgebrook and Clearwood Drive.

The Texas Department of Transportation tweeted that all mainlanes and one frontage road of the freeway were blocked due to the incident, but those have since been reopened.

Officials said the crash involved a heavy truck with a fuel spill.

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