I-10 Reopens Following Soap Spill

I-10 East Sign Getty RF

I-10 east in Jefferson County was closed for several hours yesterday after an 18-wheeler

overturned near Hamshire Road. A passenger side tire blew out causing the rig to strike

a concrete barrier. The rig was hauling soap that spilled onto the interstate causing a traffic

hazard. The driver of the 18-wheeler, 47-year old Abel Gonzales of Houston, was treated

and released from Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital.


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