UPDATE - 3pm - Most of the crashes in Smith County have been cleared.
Numerous crashes are being reported since the Noon hour on Interstate 20 in Smith County.
The crashes are reported stretching from Hideaway Lake to County Road 35. Some of the crashes involve multiple vehicles.
Numerous agencies are responding to these crashes including the Department of Public Safety, volunteer fire departments and EMS crews.
Traffic is reportedly backing up in the area and drivers are urged to use alternate routes if possible.
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