I-35 back open after 18-wheeler crash causes oil spill in south Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police shut down a portion of northbound Interstate 35 in south Austin Thursday night for five hours after a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a van.

Austin-Travis County EMS paramedics took one person to the hospital with serious injuries.

The crash happened just north of Slaughter Lane after 11:30 p.m. The interstate reopened around 4:30 a.m.

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