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Tanker Overturns, Blocks Lanes on I-35W



    A tanker truck overturned in Fort Worth Friday morning, bringing big traffic delays during the morning commute. (Published Friday, Oct. 26, 2012)

    A tanker carrying salt-water likely took a curve took fast, causing it to flip on Interstate 35W at 28th Street on Friday morning, Fort Worth police said.

    Rescue crews responded to the overturned 18-wheeler on the I-35W southbound ramp to NE 28th Street at about 4:30 a.m.

    Tanker Overturns on I-35W

    [DFW] Tanker Overturns on I-35W
    An overturned 18-wheeler blocked southbound lanes of Interstate 35W, north of downtown Fort Worth, Friday morning.
    (Published Friday, Oct. 26, 2012)

    The crash closed all the southbound lanes and caused delays in the northbound lanes during morning commute hours.

    No one was injured.

    A second tanker arrived on the scene to offload the first tanker, then a wrecker can upright it.

    A wrecker was ordered just after 5 a.m. to clear the area.  The roadway was reopened shortly after 8 a.m.