Jackknifed 18-wheeler blocks northbound traffic on Lufkin loop

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A jackknifed 18-wheeler in the area of Atkinson Drive on the loop in Lufkin has blocked northbound traffic Monday afternoon.

Lt. Jerry Smith said the wreck occurred between Paul Street and Atkinson Drive. He said the fuel tank is leaking a HAZMAT crew is cleaning it up.

Smith said that wreck occurred 15 minutes after another one in the same area. He said it involved a dump truck, 18-wheeler, car and a motorcycle. No major injuries were reported and that wreck has since been cleared.

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