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Interstate 35W Back Open in North Fort Worth After Fiery Crash

Nine people injured in the crash, one critically

What to Know

  • Nine injured: four were hospitalized and one of those was critical
  • The crash took place on the Golden Triangle Boulevard overpass
  • Cleanup continued through early Friday morning and TxDOT crews inspected the bridge

Nine people were injured in a fiery crash along the southbound lanes of Interstate 35W in far North Fort Worth Thursday afternoon, MedStar ambulance confirms.

Nine people were injured in a fiery crash along the southbound lanes of Interstate 35W in far North Fort Worth Thursday afternoon, MedStar ambulance confirms.

Of the nine injured, four were hospitalized and one of those was critical. Five people were treated at the scene and released.

The southbound lanes of Interstate 35W in North Fort Worth will be closed at Golden Triangle Boulevard for several hours due to a fiery multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer.

The crash, which took place on the Golden Triangle Boulevard overpass, involved at least three vehicles including a sedan, a pickup and a tractor-trailer. A second trailer was among the damaged and burned vehicles.

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

NBC 5 viewer David Echels captured video of a fiery crash on I-35W at Keller Hicks.

Hazmat was called to the crash to clean fuel spilled from the big-rig. Crews continued to clear debris overnight and through early Friday morning.

TxDOT crews also inspected the bridge for damage before partially reopening the road to traffic.

The driver of a yellow sedan led police from Fort Worth on a chase through southern Tarrant and Dallas counties before driving toward downtown and eventually surrendering in University Park.
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