Overturned 18-wheeler causes complete shutdown on I-49 near Texarkana

Overturned semi northbound on Interstate 49
Overturned semi northbound on Interstate 49(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 12:57 PM CDT

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - The Arkansas Department of Transportation reports an 18-wheeler is currently overturned on I-49. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4.

All traffic northbound just past the Louisiana-Arkansas state line is currently blocked. There is no estimate on when the accident will be cleaned up.

A KSLA reporter on scene not long after the wreck happened says the driver was shaken up, but uninjured.

Overturned semi northbound on I-49
Overturned semi northbound on I-49(KSLA)

KLSA will update the story as it develops.

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