2 injured following major accident on Interstate 20

HALLSVILLE, Texas (KETK) - HAZMAT crews are responding to a major accident which led to a chemical spill near Hallsville.

According to the Hallsville Fire Department, the accident occurred around 3:10 a.m, at Mile Marker 603 on Interstate 20.

The preliminary crash investigation shows that the driver of a truck-tractor semi-trailer was traveling westbound on I-20 when the driver lost control and overturned the truck and trailer, blocking the roadway.  Another truck-tractor semi-trailer traveling westbound was unable to avoid colliding with the overturned vehicle.  Both drivers were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions are unknown.

The westbound lanes of the interstate are closed at this time, traffic is being diverted.

More information will be released as it becomes available. 


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