Highway 6 Open After 18-Wheeler Accident

By: KBTX Staff
By: KBTX Staff

The northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 6 opened just after 9:30 Friday morning after an 18-wheeler jacknifed and became lodged in the center divider.

The accident happened just before 7 o'clock Friday morning. According to College Station police, a tractor-trailer was traveling north on Highway 6 when the driver lost control of his vehicle.

The tractor-trailer jack-knifed and hit the center concrete guardrail that separates the northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 6.

The truck traveled about 100 yards on top of the guardrail before coming to a stop across from the Lazy G RV Park.

Diesel fuel was spilled createing slick driving conditions. Northbound and southbound lanes were closed so crews could clean up the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer rig was not injured and the cause of the accident is under investigation.

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