18-wheeler rollover closes down stretch of Highway 6

(College Station Fire Department photo)
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BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas (KBTX) An accident involving an 18-wheeler Wednesday morning forced the closure of southbound and northbound lanes of State Highway 6 between Navasota and the Millican exit in Brazos County.

Residents in the immediate area of the accident were told to shelter in place as crews worked to unload the contents of the overturned tanker into another tanker.

Multiple agencies, including a Hazmat response team from College Station Fire Department, responded to the accident scene.

Northbound traffic was directed off the highway at FM 2154 and southbound traffic was detoured onto FM 159.

College Station Fire on social media said the highway could be closed throughout the morning.

It's unclear if anyone has been injured.