Pickup Truck Slams into 18-Wheeler Carrying Acid

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A truck ran a red light in Midland slamming right into a big rig carrying chemicals.

That's according to Midland Police.

Police say 45-year-old Rudolfo Bustamante was heading down Lamesa Road around ten Monday morning when he ran the red light at Front and slammed into an 18 wheeler carrying 50 gallon drums of acid.

Bustamante was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Crews cleaned up the acid spill within a couple of hours