POSTED: Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 5:14pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 6:11am
Gregg County (KETK) — 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.