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One taken to hospital after wreck involving 18-wheeler

(Source: KLTV Staff) (Source: KLTV Staff)
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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

A wreck involving an 18-wheeler and a car backed up traffic for nearly 20 minutes Monday afternoon.

The wreck occurred just before 5 p.m. on the overpass above I-20 on Highway 259. 

According to officials, the 18-wheeler was attempting to make a U-turn in the middle of the overpass. The Kia reportedly ran into the truck. 

The driver of the KIA was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was issued a ticket for improper turn. He was not injured. The 18-wheeler was a fuel tanker, but it was empty. 

KLTV has a crew on scene and is reporting that the roadway is now clear.

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