TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler crash slows traffic on westbound I-20 - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler crash slows traffic on westbound I-20

An accident is slowing traffic on I-20 westbound. (Source: KLTV) An accident is slowing traffic on I-20 westbound. (Source: KLTV)
GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

An accident involving a semi and a car has left at least one person injured and is slowing traffic on Interstate 20 Tuesday.

It happened near the FM 2087 exit on westbound I-20.

According to officials, four people were inside the car when the accident occurred, including a pregnant woman and a small child.

The driver of the car was injured and taken out of the vehicle in a stabilizer brace and was loaded into the back of an ambulance.

The other passengers were also transported to the hospital to be checked out.

Officials said the driver of the semi-truck was okay.

Kilgore fire is on the scene and a wrecker is on the way.

The left lane of westbound I-20 is closed, but the right lane is open.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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