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Tanker Overturns, Blocks Lanes on I-35W



    Tanker Overturns on I-35W in Fort Worth

    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.

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

    No one was injured.

    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)

    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.