POSTED: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 2:42pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 4:32pm
SMITH COUNTY — A DPS trooper tells KETK the driver of a vehicle on I-20 attempted to go around a semi, but misjudged and caused the 18-wheeler to run off the road.
The Driver of the semi had to be taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
The person that caused the wreck was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
KETK crews on the scene say traffic is backed up heavily in the Eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near mile marker 564.
An 18-wheeler is on the side of the road.
No word yet if there are any injuries.
KETK will continue to update this story.
Smith County DPS officials confirm a major two vehicle accident on Interstate 20 near mile marker 564.
Details are limited at this time.
KETK has a crew en route, and will provide more information as it comes in.