Fiery wreck sends one to the hospital
POSTED: Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 11:13pm
UPDATED: Friday, October 22, 2010 - 12:08am
SMITH COUNTY - One person is sent to the hospital after a truck carrying a trailer allegedly runs into a semi-truck. The impact caused the trailer on the 18-wheeler to separate from the truck, and both vehicles went up in flames.
Witnesses say the passenger of the pick-up dragged the driver out of the vehicle to try to save him.
The 18-wheeler was carrying a load of frozen meat that still sat on the side of the road hours after the crash.
Traffic on Interstate 20 eastbound near the Gregg/Smith County line was backed up for more than an hour.