Two people hospitalized after Interstate 20 crash in Van Zandt Co.

Two people hospitalized after Interstate 20 crash in Van Zandt Co.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Two people were taken to hospitals after an 18-wheeler rear-ended a car on Interstate 20 in Van Zandt County Tuesday night.

Around 9:29 p.m., Van Fire Department responded to the two-vehicle wreck just west of the overpass at Farm to Market Road 314.

Firefighters used special equipment to extract two people trapped in the car. The unidentified driver was transported to a Tyler hospital with serious injuries, a news release stated. The passenger was transported with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the tanker truck was uninjured.

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating the crash.

The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office and Van Police Department also responded.

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