TRAFFIC ALERT: SH 349 in Midland Co. reopened after accident involving vehicle carrying explosives

TRAFFIC ALERT: SH 349 in Midland Co. reopened after accident involving vehicle carrying explosives
(Source: Midland County Sheriff's Office)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

South Highway 349 in Midland is closed due to a one-vehicle rollover between FM 1787 and 1379 Wednesday morning.

According to DPS the truck was carrying explosives of some kind.

DPS units cleared the scene and removed the explosives shortly before 9 a.m. They were reportedly oilfield explosives used for fracking purposes.

Wreckers are removing debris and the roadway is expected to be reopened shortly.

TxDOT is advising drivers to avoid the area and find alternative routes during this time.

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