Jackknifed 18-Wheeler Crash Caused Traffic Delays in Dallas


A jackknifed big-rig caused a traffic jam in South Dallas Tuesday afternoon.

At about 2:30 p.m., an 18-wheeler crashed on eastbound Interstate 20, just east of Bonnie View Road, spilling approximately 60 gallons of diesel fuel onto the road.

Two of the four eastbound lanes on I-20 were blocked while crews cleaned up the area.

Traffic was backed up to the west beyond Interstate 35E, a distance of approximately 4.5 miles.

There are no reports of any injuries at this time, according to Dallas police.

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