Fuel spilled after 18 wheeler crashes into other large truck on North Freeway, police say
HOUSTON — Multiple gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto an icy highway Wednesday morning after two 18-wheelers crashed in north Houston.
Houston police responded around 1 a.m. to North Freeway at Spring Stuebner Road.
Investigators said the truck was traveling southbound when it hit a patch of ice and jack knifed. The vehicle crashed into a wall and stretched out across several lanes.
The driver of another 18-wheeler lost control trying to avoid the first truck, causing the truck to spin out on the ice. When the second 18-wheeler also jack knifed, causing his tank to rupture.
No injuries were reported.