Sunday, April 11, 2021

Oil Tanker Rollover Shuts Down SH 26

11:00AM Update: SH 26 is open at Mustang, east bound to Heritage.  Eastbound right lane is still closed for clean up, but traffic is flowing in both directions.

At approximately 1:00 AM Southlake DPS Fire Services was called out on a  hazmat mutual aid with Grapevine located on the 2900 block of SH 26.  An oil tanker had rolled over and was leaking.  SH 26 was shut down between Mustang Blvd and Kimball Avenue, diverting traffic up Brumlow and Kimball.  The North East Fire Department Association (NEFDA) Hazardous Materials team had a fully response to the event.  No Southlake storm drains have been effected and they are starting to off-load the fuel at this time.