2 semi-trucks catch fire after wreck near La./Texas state line

Firefighters work to put out flames after 2 big rigs catch on fire.
Firefighters work to put out flames after 2 big rigs catch on fire.(KSLA)
Published: Mar. 29, 2022 at 3:55 PM CDT
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GREENWOOD, La. (KSLA) - According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, two 18-wheelers caught on fire, with one completely engulfed in flames, after a wreck.

The incident occurred at around 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday March 29, on I-20 West near the Louisiana/Texas state line.

Officials say one of the trucks rear-ended the other. A witness says traffic was already at a standstill before the wreck occurred.

The two drivers were transported to the hospital, their condition is unknown. A third truck suffered minor damage, but the driver was not taken to the hospital.

This part of the interstate is completely closed. Traffic is being diverted to Exit 3, near the Love’s Travel Stop gas station.

KSLA News 12 viewer Emmanuel Hernandez shared video of the wreck’s aftermath:

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