An 18-wheeler hauling diesel fuel was involved in a wreck with another vehicle that shut down Interstate 35W in north Fort Worth for hours on Thursday.
The wreck happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. when a vehicle attempting to merge onto the freeway from Eagle Parkway collided with the truck, police said.
The 18-wheeler jack-knifed in the roadway and the car rolled over, according to police and MedStar.
The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said.
The 18-wheeler spilled fuel, creating a lengthy clean-up for emergency responders, police said.
Police said they didn’t know how much fuel spilled.
The freeway was reopened shortly after 12:30 p.m., police said.