Truck's tire blowout delays traffic on I-40

Truck's tire blowout delays traffic on I-40
Source: KFDA
Source: KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Drivers were asked to avoid Interstate 40 West near Washington Street as emergency crews cleaned wreckage left behind by a tire blowout Friday afternoon.

Police say a semi-truck had a blowout and possibly had it's fuel tank punctured by debris around 1 p.m., leaving a large amount of rubber and diesel fuel in the area.

Traffic returned to normal an hour later.

No injuries or other accidents caused by the blowout were reported.

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