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CRASH CLOSES FM 149

Just after noon on Monday fuel tanker was northbound on FM 149 near Keenan Cutoff when the driver drifted off the right side of the road. He overcorrected causing the truck to overturn. The driver who was ejected was transported to Conroe Regional in critical condition. AS DPS worked the crash scene Montgomery Fire Department and Conroe Fire Hazmat worked to contain the fuel leaking from at least three compartments of the truck carrying just over 8000 gallons of gasoline and diesel.

. HAZmat International was also on the scene attempting to contain the fuel in the ditches. With the truck at the top of the hill fuel was flowing down was was being cutoff.

Additional tankers were being dispatched to unload the contents of the damaged tanker so wreckers could begin loading the tank and the heavily damaged cab.

AT 630PM FM 149 REMAINS CLOSED BETWEEN THE CITY OF MONTGOMERY AND SPRING BRANCH ROAD.

NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC CAN TAKE SPRING BRANCH ROAD TO OLD PLANTERSVILLE-DOBBIN ROAD WHICH WILL PUT YOU ON SH105 WEST OF MONTGOMERY

FM 149 WILL REMAIN CLOSED AT LEAST UNTIL MIDNIGHT

 

 

 

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