Oil Spill Shuts Down Highway

8-19-05 – An overturned tanker truck is causing traffic problems in Grayson County. Around 12:30 a.m. Friday, Sherman police say the truck, carrying hot oil, rolled on Highway 82 at Skaggs Road. The driver was not hurt, but the hot oil spilled onto the roadway.

The mess has shut down east-bound Highway 82 from Texoma Parkway to SPUR 1417.

Crews are cleaning up the oil. There is no word yet on how long that work will take.