Rollover Accident in Big Spring Causes Tanker Truck to Burst Into Flames

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A rollover accident in Big Spring causes a tanker truck to burst into flames.

It happened on Highway 87 about eight miles north of Big Spring.

Our partners at KBYG Radio say the crash happened on Saturday night.

It sent the driver to the hospital with minor injuries.

The fire from the tanker was spread across the northbound lanes of the highway.

Officials say the big rig was carrying fuel.

Firefighters were on the scene until 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

The cause the crash is under investigation.