Crews rush to put out 2 burning trucks

By Kelly Hefelfinger - email

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - Firefighters scrambled Thursday night to put out a fiery wreck on I20 near Kilgore.

Around 8:30, a pickup hauling a trailer hit the back of the 18-wheeler on I20 and Joy Wright Mountain Road. Both vehicles then burst into flames.

The driver of the pickup was pulled from the wreck and taken to a local hospital. Right now, his condition has not been released. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured and crews were able to put out both fires.

As of 9:45 Thursday night, one lane of I20 has been reopened to traffic.

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