• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2018

18-Wheeler Accident Causes Hazmat Spill on I-69 in Porter

PORTER (October 2, 2018)– Monday afternoon an accident between two 18-wheelers created a hazmat spill on I-69 and FM 1314 backing up traffic for hours.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is unsure how the trucks collided. One truck was carrying diesel and the other carrying oil. The collision caused a hazmat spill on the northbound lanes of I-69. One truck was left with a gaping hole and the other truck was mangled metal.

Authorities shut down all northbound lanes, backing up traffic for at least eight miles. Hazmat crews were on the scene to clear the accident.

Both drivers were taken to a local hospital in stable condition. There is an ongoing investigation to determine the cause of the truck collision.

If you or a loved one were involved in truck accident, it is important to contact our experienced Houston car accident lawyers. Call (713) 987-7111 or to discuss your car accident case.

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Sources: KHOU The Courier

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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