Tanker truck carrying toxic phosphoric acid overturns on Texas I-35E this morning. Texas police close Interstate in both directions to clear hazardous chemical.
Dallas, TX (AmericanInjuryNews.com)–An overturned tanker truck shut down Interstate 35 E in both directions early yesterday morning. The tanker was carrying phosphoric acid a highly hazardous chemical when a pickup truck lost control and struck the tanker. The big rig driver lost control and came to rest on its side partially propped on the concrete median. The accident which occurred about 4:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Texas Interstate 35 E at State School Road in Denton. Texas Department of Safety officers had to close lanes in both directions and the Hazardous Materials special unit of the fire department had to offload the caustic chemical.
These big rigs are the most dangerous semis to drive. When a tanker truck crashes it often results in a hazardous or flammable materials spill. These dangerous wrecks typically cause fires, explosions, contamination of water and soil, and the release of toxic gases. Tanker truck accidents usually require evacuations of drivers and residents and the utilization of large teams of police and fire personnel. Tanker truck rollovers cause serious injuries and damages. Many drivers and passengers die in truck accidents on Texas highways every year. Consulting a Dallas truck accident attorney who specializes in personal injury claims may help you recover compensation for your damages and injuries.
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