SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Multiple lanes of eastbound Highway 114 are closed after someone either dumped or lost many bags of medical waste between White Chapel and Carroll.
The debris includes used syringes, used gloves, tubing with blood in it and other contaminated things, according to police.READ MORE: Working From Home Is Exposing Us To Another Type Of Virus: Cybercrime
HIGHWAY HAZARD! Heads up, as someone has dumped/lost many, many bags of medical waste around eastbound Highway 114 between White Chapel and Carroll. The debris includes used syringes, used gloves, and other contaminated things.
— Southlake DPS (@SouthlakeDPS) April 14, 2021
Cleaning Guys Environmental is cleaning up the Hazmat scene while TXDOT helps officers with traffic control.
Police said two lanes of the highway will remain closed until at least 1. p.m.READ MORE: Immigration Conversation Between Former President George W. Bush, Dirk Nowitzki And Mark Cuban Airs At Dallas Mavericks Game
They advise drivers should “plan accordingly as traffic will inevitably back up into Trophy Club and beyond.”
TXDOT didn’t capture footage of the incident, according to police.
HIGHWAY 114 MEDICAL WASTE UPDATE: Cleaning Guys Environmental has arrived to help with clean up.
DOT cameras did not capture footage of the incident.
TXDOT is here and setting up a work zone.
Multiple lanes still closed. Estimated lane closure time is about 2-3 hours. pic.twitter.com/5xRjRCenqb
— Southlake DPS (@SouthlakeDPS) April 14, 2021MORE NEWS: Driver Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter Following Crash In Arlington That Killed Passenger