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May 20, 2014 12:21 PM

Truck Crash Spills Diesel on Highway 44

CORPUS CHRISTI - Hazmat crews had to be called out for a diesel spill at a crash scene along Highway 44 this morning.

A truck hauling a flatbed trailer was hit while making a turn. Police say the driver had cut across the path of a small car heading in the same direction.

The impact punched a hole in the side of the truck's fuel tank. One lane of Highway 44 was shut down while crews cleaned up the spill.

No one was injured, but the truck driver was ticketed for causing the accident.

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