Crash Alert: Leaking diesel fuel causes 7-vehicle crash in Manor

MANOR, TX – An 18-wheeler crash and subsequent fuel spill caused a major crash in Manor on Tuesday afternoon.

According to KXAN, the truck crashed in the 1400 block of North FM-973 near the US-290 entrance ramp and began leaking fuel in the roadway.

Shortly after the initial accident, seven additional vehicles skidded on the diesel fuel and became involved in the crash.

One adult patient was sent to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It is unclear at this time if anyone else was injured in the wreck.

The circumstances leading up to the initial crash are not mentioned in the report. Our team will update this blog with the latest information, should it be released to the public.

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