Tanker truck spill on south side of Lufkin closes road

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - South First Street in Lufkin at the intersection of South Medford Drive will be closed for at least two hours while HazMat crews clean up a truck spill.

According to Lufkin Police Officer Alberto Ibarra, hydraulic liquid leaked out of the top of the rig and overflowed onto the street.

The liquid was cleaned up by spreading absorbent clay over the affected areas. The HazMat team then scraped up the residue and disposed of it safely.

The road was cleared by 12:15 p.m.

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