• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2018

Big-rig Crash leads to Hazmat Spill

HOUSTON (October 25, 2018)– Early Thursday morning I-10 westbound lanes were closed due to an 18-wheeler accident.

Around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday a tractor-trailer skidded sideways on the slippery East Freeway and slammed into a concrete wall, knocking off a piece. The Metro Video footage shows the trailer stopped across all lanes, blocking the freeway.

The 18-wheeler was carrying fuel that spilled on the highway that resulted from the crash. Hazmat teams were on the scene to clean up the area.

The driver wasn’t injured and there are no reports of other vehicles involved in the collision. The highway reopened at 5:00 a.m.

If you or a loved one were involved in truck accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or to discuss your car accident injury case.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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