18-wheeler rolls over on I-35 in New Braunfels, spills mason jars across highway

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The scene after the crash on I-35 in New Braunfels (Picture: New Braunfels Police)

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) — Part of I-35 was closed in New Braunfels after an 18-wheeler carrying empty mason jars rolled over on Saturday morning.

Pictures posted on Twitter by New Braunfels Police showed crews cleaning up a large amount of debris on both sides of the highway after the incident, which happened at Highway 46 South.

New Braunfels Police said the cab of the vehicle caught fire when it crashed, but the fire is now out.

One person was transported to a hospital, but their injuries were described as not life-threatening.

Police said the vehicle’s trailer ended up across the center barrier, causing it to split in half and spilling a large amount of the glass jars all over the road.

A large light pole was also knocked down in the crash.

Northbound I-35 was closed with traffic diverted at the Guadalupe River turnaround.

Police said at the time for drivers to expect significant delays for the next several hours in the area.

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