Semi Rollover Blocks EB I-30 Lanes in Mesquite

Crews must remove 30,000 pounds of engine parts before the truck can be moved

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    The driver of an 18-wheeler is unhurt after his big rig flipped entering eastbound I-30 from I-635 in Mesquite Friday morning. (Published Friday, Sep 14, 2012)

    The driver of an 18-wheeler is unhurt after his big rig flipped on eastbound Interstate 30 in Mesquite Friday morning.

    According to police, the driver was entering I-30 from I-635 and swerved to miss a car at about 3:45 a.m. He lost control and flipped the truck.

    A tow truck operator on the scene said the 30,000 pounds of engine parts had to be removed before the truck can be moved.

    That wreck has eastbound I-30 closed at I-635.

    The truck was cleared and lanes reopened about 8:15 a.m.