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Houston police responded to the Gulf Freeway after two 18-wheeler crashed.

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.