No injuries reported after 18-wheeler flips, loses load of cars on I-20 in Longview

No injuries reported after 18-wheeler flips, loses load of cars on I-20 in Longview
Law enforcement responded to 18-wheeler wreck on Interstate 20 Friday morning. (Source: KLTV viewer)

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Traffic is slowing around a wreck on Interstate 20, east of Longview.

Just before 7:00 a.m. Friday, Longview Police reported the wreck in the westbound lanes of the interstate about a mile east of the overpass at U.S. Highway 259.

According to a DPS trooper on the scene, an 18-wheeler carrying a load of cars swerved to avoid debris, overcorrected and flipped over, sending the load of cars across the highway.

No injuries were reported.

As of 8:30 a.m., only one lane on the westbound side has been opened and traffic is stalled. It was reported at 8:51 a.m. crews believe traffic will be stalled for at least another hour while the scene is cleared.

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