All lanes on West Loop NB at US-59 reopen after big wreck

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The accident has caused major delays for commuters heading northbound on 610 West Loop (KTRK)

All northbound lanes on the 610 West Loop at Highway 59 reopen following an accident involving a truck that left a mess on the freeway.

The 59 exit ramps were also closed due to the clean up.

Police say a freight liner filled with 1,400 gallons of hot tar got cut off by another car around 12:30 pm. The rig driver lost control and overturned, spilling the hot tar across all lanes.

All lanes were blocked for hours. It took crews a while to dump sand onto the tar to dry it up before removing it.

No word of any injuries.
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