18-wheeler crashes, spills fuel, shuts down Hesters Crossing for 7 hours in Round Rock

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ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — A crash involving an 18-wheeler spilled fuel and shut down Hesters Crossings Road for seven hours in Round Rock, police said.

The crash happened around 1:50 a.m. between an 18-wheeler and a car, and police say Hesters Crossing Road is closed between the southbound Interstate 35 frontage road and Rawhide Drive. That’s near the Hesters Crossing Shopping Center.

Police said the road reopened around 9 a.m.

  • A crash involving an 18-wheeler has shut down Hesters Crossing Road in Round Rock on Thursday morning. (KXAN photo/Nabil Remadna)
  • A crash involving an 18-wheeler has shut down Hesters Crossing Road in Round Rock on Thursday morning. (KXAN photo/Nabil Remadna)
  • A crash involving an 18-wheeler has shut down Hesters Crossing Road in Round Rock on Thursday morning. (KXAN photo/Nabil Remadna)

Drivers of both vehicles were taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said. The 18-wheeler is on its side blocking traffic and both vehicles were towed from the scene, police said.

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