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Mar 6, 2015

04:27:29 GMT--Vehicle Incident - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: VIV-20150306-47221-USA

Date / time: 06/03/2015 04:26:16 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Incident

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of Texas

Location: San Leon [Houston Ship Channel ]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


An accident between two vessels had part of the Houston Ship Channel closed today. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, an 892-foot cargo container and 450-foot oil tanker collided near San Leon. The Ship Channel was shut down in the area, but opened back up a little after 3pm. There are no injuries and no spills. The cause of the accident isn't known at this time, but we're told fog was not an issue.

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