DENTON, TX – Police and emergency crews were at the scene of a truck accident that affected traffic in Denton on Tuesday morning.
According to the Denton Record-Chronicle, an 18-wheeler crashed on Interstate 35E near Fort Worth Drive sometime before 9:43 a.m. No other vehicles were involved.
No injuries were reported, but all southbound lanes and two northbound lanes of I-35E were shut down after the crash caused a large oil spill.
A hazardous materials team was dispatched to clean up the spill, and all lanes had reopened about two hours later.
Drivers were warned about slick roads in the area and were advised to seek alternate routes while the scene was being cleared.
I35E ROAD CLOSURE | All SB and two NB lanes of I-35E/ Ft Worth Drive are closed while crews clear an 18-wheeler crash and large oil spill. HazMat enroute, no injuries. Seek alternate route as it will be closed for several hours. @cityofdentontx @DentonScanner @DENTONPD pic.twitter.com/ngyg4YZCTm
— City of Denton Fire Department (@DentonFireDept) August 23, 2022
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