I-20 west at mile marker 595 down to 1 lane after 2 semis collid - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

I-20 west at mile marker 595 down to 1 lane after 2 semis collide

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Interstate 20 westbound has been reduced to one lane after an accident involving two semis.

According to the Longview Police Department, two tractor trailer rigs crashed, snarling traffic around mile marker 595, near Estes Parkway.

Officials say a semi was slowing down because of traffic when a second semi slammed into the back of it. The first semi was able to drive away from the accident.  However, lumber from the second semi slammed through the cab. Crews are working to unload the lumber, but say it may take up to two hours to finish, which means traffic will be affected through rush hour.

There were minor injuries in the accident. The driver of the second semi suffered a cut on his head.

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