AUSTIN (KXAN) — The lower deck of Interstate 35 southbound has reopened in central Austin after a semi-truck crash caused a long closure Thursday morning.
Austin police said the 18-wheeler hydroplaned and slammed into the median around 5 a.m., then stalled and started leaking fuel. The crash happened right where the freeway splits into the decks near Airport Boulevard. The section of freeway reopened just before 10:30 a.m.
No injuries were reported in the crash.
Traffic was diverted to the upper deck of the freeway, but still expect delays in the area.