Watch CBS News

Tanker Catches Fire In Dallas County, Highway Closes

HUTCHINS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - A tanker that caught fire closed both directions of Interstate 45 in Hutchins Sunday morning, police say.

The 18-wheeler was full of gasoline when it caught fire on I-45 at Wintergreen around 5:40 a.m.

The Hutchins Fire Department and other local units were at the scene.

Police said crews diverted traffic on the northbound side of the highway at Fulghum Road.

The fire appears to be put out, according to police.

The condition of the driver is unknown at the time.

EMERGENCY COMPONENT - LOCAL

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.