18-wheeler wreck closes 190 near Jasper

JASPER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - An 18-wheeler wreck on the Jasper-Newton county line forced DPS to close state highway 190 for several hours Friday.

According to a DPS dispatcher, the wreck occurred around 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Motorists attempting to use SH 190 were diverted to other roads.

DPS spokesman Greg Sanches said the truck spilled a non-hazardous substance on the road and a hazmat crew had to clean up the scene.