Truck spills cotton bales near Heidenheimer

(Photo by Kathleen Serie)

HEIDENHEIMER, Texas (KWTX) An 18-wheeler has lost its load of cotton bales after flipping onto its side Thursday morning.

According to Texas DPS, the 18-wheeler rolled onto its side for unknown reasons near FM 93 and Highway 190 near Heidenheimer around 6:30 a.m.

As a result, one of the bales struck a vehicle traveling on the access road.

While the roadway was not blocked, DPS advised drivers to avoid the area until around 9:30 a.m. to avoid any back-up as crews cleaned up because traffic was reduced to one lane.

No injuries were reported.