18-Wheelers Collide, Close I-45 in Southern Dallas County


A collision between two 18-wheelers closed Interstate 45 in far southern Dallas County Wednesday morning.

Ferris police said the two big rigs collided on southbound I-45 at mile marker 265, near the Moffitt overpass, in Ferris at about 4 a.m.

All southbound lanes of the interstate were closed as crews worked to upright one of the tractor trailers that had flipped onto its side. The overturned 18-wheeler was hauling oxygen tanks.

No injuries were reported.

Southbound I-45 was reopened by 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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