Oil spill shut down westbound lanes of I-10

All lanes reopened

An 18-wheeler leaked about 30 gallons of diesel fuel, causing a traffic tie-up on Interstate 10 near W.W. White Road.

SAN ANTONIO – Hazmat crews were called Wednesday afternoon to the city's East Side, where an 18-wheeler started leaking fuel on I-10 near W.W. White Road. 

The driver hit debris on the road, ripping the fuel tank open, the San Antonio Fire Department said.

Officials said 30 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto westbound lanes of I-10. 

Lanes were closed while crews cleaned up the spill. All lanes are now open. 


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