Interstate 10 at FM 1724 closed after major accident


A major traffic accident has I-10 West shut down at FM 1724 in Chambers County.

That's just past Winnie.

According to DPS, the accident occurred around 4:30 a.m. and involved an 18 wheeler and several other cars.

TX-DOT says traffic is being detoured to the frontage road at Jenkins Road.

This delay is estimated to last until 12 p.m. today as hazmat teams clean up paint from the 18 wheeler.

One driver suffered a minor injury after getting glass in his eye.

We will update you as information becomes available.

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