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Lumber truck accident backing up traffic on I-20 westbound

Lumber truck accident backing up traffic on I-20 westbound
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POSTED: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 4:23pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 4:27pm

Traffic is backing up on Interstate 20 near Estes Pkwy. (mile marker 595) in Longview following a wreck.

It happened around 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Authorities tell KETK crews on scene that the wreck involved two 18-wheelers. One of the trucks was carrying lumber.

The lumber will need to be removed from the truck before the vehicles can be cleared from the road.

There were only minor injuries involved, but authorities say Interstate 20 westbound will be down to one lane until about 6:00pm.

Citations will be issued in the wreck.

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