I-35E Reopens in DeSoto After 18-Wheeler Crash - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

I-35E Reopens in DeSoto After 18-Wheeler Crash

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    I-35E Shut Down in DeSoto After 18-Wheeler Crash

    Police say an 18-wheeler crashed through a median on I-35E in DeSoto, closing all lanes of the interstate in both directions between Belt Line and Parkerville roads early Thursday morning. (Published Thursday, June 2, 2016)

    Interstate 35E was shut down for hours in DeSoto after an 18-wheeler crashed and spilled fuel onto the road Thursday morning.

    The truck was heading north on I-35E when it crashed through a median between Belt Line and Parkerville roads at about 2 a.m., according to DeSoto police.

    Police said they shut down all lanes of I-35E in both directions due to the fuel spill caused by the crash.

    Authorities reopened all northbound lanes by 5:45 a.m. The southbound lanes weren't reopened until about 9:30 a.m.

    Further details about the crash have not been released.

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