Three seriously injured in I-30 major car pileup crash

TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) – A major crash in Texarkana, Texas Friday afternoon, involved 10 people and seriously injured three of them.

It happened on Interstate 30 near the Nash, Texas exit. Texas DPS say that traffic along I-30 was at a near crawl because of ongoing construction.

DPS reports that the driver of an 18-wheeler approached the construction zone and failed to slow down and ended up barreling through six vehicles before running off the road.

A total of 10 people were reportedly involved in the accident and three of the 10 were taken to an area hospital with what's being described as serious injuries.

Texas DPS reports that the three transported were in the first vehicle hit by the 18-wheeler.

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