RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A fuel truck driver has died after a fiery crash on Highway 75 in Richardson Wednesday morning, police said.
Police said the crash happened just before 10 a.m. in the 2700 block of the highway after a fuel truck that was going southbound crossed the center concrete divider and went into the northbound lanes.READ MORE: Mesquite Mayor, Pastor Hosts Prayer Vigil For Murdered Teen Key'Mydre Palmer Anderson
According to police, the crash caused the fuel truck to overturn and catch fire. The driver, later identified as 28-year-old Colten Everett King of Weatherford, was killed.READ MORE: Inside The North Texas Molecular Lab Working To Speed Up COVID-19 Test Results
Police said there were no other vehicles involved and that the crash is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Downsizing And Simplifying Big Factors In North Texans' Gravitating Toward 'Tiny Homes'
The spill from the crash and repairs to the median are expected to cause delays in both directions for several hours.