I-35 southbound closed in Temple due to overturned semi

TEMPLE, Tx (KWTX) The Southbound lanes of I-35 were closed early Monday morning due to an overturned 18-wheeler near exit 302 in Temple.

It appears a semi-trailer flipped over on its side just before 5:30 a.m.

The driver was taken to the hospital, his condition is unknown.

The Temple Fire Department is on the scene and says the situation is under control.

Diesel and other fluids spilled onto the interstate causing the hazmat team to come out to start the clean up process.

The trailer was carrying wood cabinets.

The driver was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Drivers are being diverted to the access road, to avoid delays take Loop 363 or FM 317.