18-wheelers crash closes northbound lanes on US 59

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Two 18-wheelers wrecked on US 59 in Nacogdoches, closing the northbound lanes near State Highway 21 Monday afternoon.

According to TxDOT spokeswoman Kathi White, Nacogdoches Police had to detour traffic on exit ramps on the west loop as crews cleaned up the scene.

Two people are being treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening at a Nacogdoches hospital.

White said one of the trucks was carrying hazardous materials, but there was no leak.

According to an officer at the scene, it appears a cargo truck hydroplaned into the path of the chemical truck.

Both lanes were open around 5 p.m.

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