Houston traffic: Diesel spill from big-rig crash blocks westbound I-10 at San Jacinto River

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If your travels take you into Houston from points like Chambers County, be prepared for a backup this afternoon.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Westbound lanes of Interstate 10 at the San Jacinto River were reopened Monday evening after they were closed for hours due to an 18-wheeler crash.

Harris County Sheriff's Office said the incident also involving a pickup truck happened just before 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Crews were working to not only clear the wreckage but also clean a diesel spill from the crash.

The Texas Department of Transportation later tweeted at 6:16 p.m. that lanes were reopened.

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