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: Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave
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: Rangers Stop Lynn, Beat AL Central-Leading White Sox 2-1
Police said there were no other vehicles involved and that the crash is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Police: Dallas Officer Arrested, Charged With Driving While Intoxicated
The spill from the crash and repairs to the median are expected to cause delays in both directions for several hours.