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I-20 reopened after 18-wheeler overturned spilling bio-diesel fuel

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UPDATE: All lanes of I-20 between Monkhouse Drive and Jewella Avenue have been reopened following a major accident.


Part of Interstate 20 between Jewella Avenue and Monkhouse Drive is closed Monday morning because of an overturned 18-wheeler.

All westbound lanes are closed and the eastbound side is down to only one lane. 

The wreck happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday evening when an eastbound tanker truck that was transporting bio-diesel fuel lost control and overturned into the median. 

Thankfully, no one was injured in the wreck but fuel is leaking onto the interstate and hazmat crews are on the scene. 

Stay with KTBS 3 News for updates as information becomes available. 

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