The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a five-vehicle wreck near Sweetwater that killed two people Monday morning.
Traffic is being routed off the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 while the accident site is being cleared. Westbound lanes are open.
One person was flown to Hendrick Medical Center and the remaining injured were transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater. Currently there are two dead, the DPS reported.
The crash occurred around 9:45 a.m. According to the DPS, a truck tractor/semi-trailer was traveling West on IH-20 when the vehicle veered into the center median and through the cable system. The truck entered the eastbound lanes of IH-20 and struck a total of three vehicles. Two other vehicles sustained cable and/or debris damage only.
More information will be provided as soon as possible. Crash is under investigation.
Two killed in five-vehicle accident near Sweetwater