18-Wheeler Hanging Over Cliff on Transmountain

POSTED: Monday, March 7, 2011 - 9:48pm

UPDATED: Monday, March 7, 2011 - 11:50pm

EL PASO - An 18-wheeler overturned on Transmountain Rd. near Mile Marker 19 tonight, forcing it to spill fuel and hang over a cliff.

It happened just before 8 p.m., according to El Paso County Sheriff spokesman Jesse Tovar.

The trailer spilled fuel on the road in front of the Border Patrol Museum, forcing all traffic headed westbound to close.

The driver was not hurt seriously, said Tovar.

No word on what caused the accident.

Watch NewsChannel 9 at 10 for the latest.
 

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