Two Injured in Smith County, TX, 18-wheeler Accident on I-20
Smith County, TX -- July 11, 2019, two people sustained injuries after an accident where an 18-wheeler crashed along the highway.
According to details released by the Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash happened early Thursday at the I-20 and US 271 interchange.
At this time, the exact cause of the accident remains unclear. Authorities aid that two people were in an 18-wheeler when the vehicle somehow lost control. As a result, it ran off the side of the highway and crashed.
Rescue teams extricated both occupants, who appeared to have non-life-threatening injuries. EMS transported the passenger to a local hospital for treatment. It appears no one else was injured.
Investigators continue to look into the factors surrounding the crash.