Southwest Freeway Fuel Spill cleared shortly before 7 p.m.

SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend) – Several southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 59 between State Highway 6 and University Boulevard were closed Tuesday night due to a fuel spill from an 18-wheeler during the evening commute.

Houston Transtar confirmed the accident at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday and also reported the scene cleared at 6:58 p.m.

The left shoulder, the left lane, 2 center lanes, and the HOV lane were all affected by the accident.