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Overnight crash on I-20 backs up traffic

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

An accident on Interstate 20 westbound near exit 567 on Saturday night backed up traffic after a car collided with a pickup truck pulling a trailer.

According to the Department of Public Safety. the driver of the car looked down and when he looked back up, realize he was about to hit the pickup. The car struck the pickup near the hitch, sending the trailer and truck rolling. The car then ended up in the trees on the right shoulder of I-20. 

Two people were transported to East Texas Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was ticketed for failure to control speed.

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