I-20 in Gregg County re-opened after 18-wheeler accident

I-20 in Gregg County re-opened after 18-wheeler accident
KETK
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POSTED: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 6:14pm

UPDATED: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 7:11am

DPS officers were on the scene of an 18 wheeler accident on I-20 in Gregg County Sunday afternoon.

Officers tell KETK crews on scene that the driver of the 18-wheeler fell asleep at the wheel just before 3:00 p.m. near mile marker 585.

He then veered into the second eastbound lane, hitting a vehicle, before driving off the side of the road and flipping.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to a local hosptial and is being treated for minor injuries.

The occupants of the other vehicle were not injured.

One eastbound lane was shut down, but has since been re-opened.

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