18-wheeler crash causes significant backups on East Freeway near Baytown

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Monday, June 15, 2020
Overturned 18-wheeler on I-10 causes hazmat spill
TRAFFIC ALERT: The overturned 18-wheeler spilled diesel fuel on the roadway, causing major traffic delays for your morning commute.

BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- An 18-wheeler overturned just after 1 a.m. Monday on I-10 at Thompson, causing a hazmat spill that's slowing down morning traffic.

All lanes of the East Freeway were initially closed off to clean up the diesel fuel that spilled.

Now, the westbound lanes remain closed, but traffic has started moving again in the eastbound lanes.

The best alternate route is SH-146 over to SH-225.

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