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Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 8:28pm
Anthony, TX (KDBC) — After nearly 12 hours, crews cleared an 18 wheeler accident in Anthony, Texas.
Police said an Western Refining tanker hit a patch of dirt, lost control and flipped over on North Desert at 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Paramedics took the 35-year-old driver to the hospital with minor injuries.
The driver was hauling gas to local truck stops and some of the gas spilled onto the roadway.
A hazmat team from El Paso cleaned up the spill and transferred it to another tanker.
Crews closed the Anthony exit on I-10 westbound and North Desert from Anthony to Vinton, but they were opened 12 hours later.