ALLEN (CBSDFW.COM) – An 18-wheeler carrying a load of wire broke in two in Allen Friday morning, blocking major freeway ramps and spilling the wire onto the road.
The accident happened at around 4 a.m. on the transition from northbound Sam Rayburn Tollway to southbound Highway 75.READ MORE: Small Business Saturday Offers North Texans Another Day Of Deals And Steals
Allen police say the truck was overloaded when it broke apart. Crews are working to clear up the spools of wire.READ MORE: Pavelski Reaches 400 Career Goals As Stars Beat Avalanche 3-1
Police expect the ramps to southbound Highway 75 from Sam Rayburn Tollway to be closed through rush hour.MORE NEWS: TCU Falls 48-14 To Iowa State
The driver of the big rig was not injured.