18-wheeler hydroplanes on Highway 158

18-wheeler hydroplanes on Highway 158
(Source: Raycom Media)

MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - An 18-wheeler hydroplaned on Highway 158 about 6 miles east of Midland.

According to the Department of Public Safety the semi tipped onto its side and the tank ruptured.

A combination of water on the oil on the road is being reported.

Authorities are asking everyone to avoid the area as crews work to clean the spill.

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