Gas spill from two vehicle wreck closes Main Street at Red River Street

July 19, 2010 at 2:19 a.m.

A two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Main and Red River streets closed down traffic in all lanes on Monday morning.

Around 11:10 a.m., a black Ford Explorer was eastbound on Red River, when its driver sped up to try and beat a yellow light, Officer Travis Hanson said.

The Explorer ended up T-boning a Chevrolet truck that was traveling north on Main Street.

The crash busted the Chevrolet's gas tank, causing a large amount of the truck's gasoline to spill onto the road.

The Victoria Fire Department was on hand to clean up the scene.

Cleanup was still underway around 11:45 a.m.



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