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Diesel spill slows traffic - The Galveston County Daily News : Police

July 24, 2014

Diesel spill slows traffic

Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014 10:22 pm

LEAGUE CITY — A diesel fuel spill that slowed traffic in the southbound lanes of Interstate 45 in League City for several hours was cleared shortly before 10:30 a.m. Thursday, officials said.

A tire blowout on the truck carrying the fuel severed a line between saddle tanks on the vehicle at about 7 a.m., spilling about 60 gallons onto the freeway near FM 518, League City Fire Chief Brad Goudie said.

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