An 18-wheeler that crashed into a creek forced the shutdown of NE Loop 820 at US-377/Denton Highway on Tuesday.
One lane is open in both directions of the highway, but the other lanes of I-820 are closed during the emergency operations.
Haltom City Deputy Fire Chief Fred Napp says a box truck traveling westbound on Loop 820 went off the road and went into Fossil Creek.
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According to Napp, emergency crews had to go into the creek bed to cut the driver out the vehicle. The driver was transported by medical helicopter to a Fort Worth hospital and appeared to be conscious to fire officials.
During the rescue, a fire fighter was injured and was checked out at an area hospital as a precaution.