I-30 W closed for hours in Texarkana after 18-wheeler crashes in guardrail; dog missing

I-30 W closed for hours in Texarkana after 18-wheeler crashes in guardrail; dog missing
Interstate 30 westbound in Texarkana near I-369/Jarvis Parkway exit is closed following a wreck. According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, around 5:30 a.m. on Friday, April 16, an 18-wheeler hit a guardrail. (Source: TTPD)

TEXARKANA, Texas (KSLA) - I-30 W in Texarkana near I-369/Jarvis Parkway exit is back open after being closed for hours following a wreck.

According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, around 5:30 a.m. on Friday, April 16, an 18-wheeler hit a guardrail.

There was a single vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 30 at the I-369/Jarvis Parkway exit about 5:30 this morning. An...

Posted by Texarkana Texas Police Department on Friday, April 16, 2021

The roadway is completely blocked; expect the cleanup to take several hours.

Drivers are asked to avoid this area as delays are anticipated.

Two dogs were in the truck during the wreck and ran off. One of the dogs has been located safely, but the other is still missing.

The dog missing is a chocolate pit named Bruiser. He was wearing an E-collar before the wreck.

Bruiser is known to be friendly with people but not other dogs.

If anyone in the Texarkana area finds him, contact the non-emergency dispatch number 903-798-3876.

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