ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — Drivers in Orange County had to deal with an unusual traffic problem Sunday night on Interstate 10 after an 18-wheeler spilled onions all over the roadway.

According to troopers, an 18-wheeler lost its load of onions at about 7:30.

Crews spent several hours cleaning up afterwards.

All eastbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10 at the MLK overpass were closed in Orange. for several hours.

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Currently, there are no reported injuries, according to a news release by Sergeant Stephanie Davis.

From a DPS news release: 

DPS Troopers on the scene advised that the 18-wheeler loaded with onions did not overturn on the Interstate.  The onions fell out of the back of the trailer onto the Interstate; therefore, the incident was not a reportable crash.

During this incident, there were no injuries reported.

At this time, crews remain at the scene and continue to remove the onions from the roadway. The Interstate is expected to reopen to traffic within the next couple of hours.

Motorists should expect delays. 

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