All lanes of US 96 North just outside of Center open after truck crash, hazmat spill

All lanes of US 96 North just outside of Center open after truck crash, hazmat spill
Both lanes of U.S. Highway 96 North are blocked just outside of Center because of an 18-wheeler wreck that caused a hazmat leak. (Source: Texas Department of Transportation)

SHELBY COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - All of the lanes on U.S. Highway 96 North just outside of Center have been re-opened after an 18-wheeler crash that caused a hazmat spill Sunday morning.

“Motorists should choose alternate routes,” a Texas Department of Transportation press release stated. “Reduce speed and obey all traffic control near the scene. Updates to follow.”

For updates, visit drivetexas.org, Texas Department of Transportation (Lufkin) on Facebook, or TxDOT Lufkin on Twitter.

The TxDOT press release did not say if anyone was injured in the wreck.

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