Oil Spill Closes 191 Services Rad in Midland 3/13/13
UPDATE: 12:57 P.M.
The oil spill has been cleaned off of the south 191 service road and has been re-opened to traffic.
UPDATE: 12:23 P.M.
The City of Midland just issued this release:
The Midland Fire Department responded to a spill at approximately 11:28 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 191.
An oil well was spraying a mixture of oil and water in an area of the south service road of Highway 191 located just east of Mid-Cities Community Church. This spill does not pose a threat to the public.
A portion of the south service road of Highway 191 located just east of Mid-Cities Community Church is currently closed to traffic.
UPDATE: 12:14 P.M.
The south 191 service road is closed due to this oil spill. Stay tuned for more info.
MIDLAND - CBS7 has received reports that there may be an oil spill that is spreading onto the Highway 191.
Sources tell us the source of the leak may be a nearby well.
CBS7 has a crew on the way. Stay with CBS7 and CBS7.com for the latest on this developing story.