Highway 67 Closed After 18 Wheeler Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - Both lanes along a 50 mile stretch of Highway 67 had to be closed down after an 18 wheeler rolled and created a big mess there.

The closed road runs between Alpine and Fort Stockton and was shut down after the tanker began to leak diesel fuel.

That part of Highway 67 is expected to stay closed until late Friday evening while a HAZMAT Team drills into and drains the tanks.

Drivers heading that direction are asked to go through Fort Stockton.

The driver of the 18 wheeler was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.