The northbound lanes of Interstate 45 in Wilmer are back open after a fiery crash shut it down for hours Tuesday afternoon.
Officials told NBC 5 hazardous materials crews had to clean the roadway after an 18-wheeler caught fire at I-45 and Pleasant Run Road.
The driver was headed north on the I-45 service road when they lost control, hit a median, crossed all three lanes of the interstate and hit the center concrete land divider, causing the truck to burst into flames.
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There were five people inside of the truck, but they each escaped without injury.
Investigators said the vehicle involved was a big rig training truck