Emergency crews are working a fatal accident involving a fuel tanker and a motorcyclist near Mile Marker 299 near Loop 363 in Temple.

According to Temple Fire, they found the motorcyclist dead at the scene.

According to TxDOT traffic is backing up traffic in both directions. Traffic is being diverted to frontage roads.

TxDOT said to expect delays and find alternative routes.

An Environmental Contractor is responding tot the scene to conduct cleanup.