Deadly 18-wheeler crash on I-10 in Guadalupe County

Deadly 18-wheeler crash on I-10 in Guadalupe County - (SBG San Antonio)

SEGUIN, Texas – A deadly accident involving several semi trucks has forced officials to close a section of Interstate 10 in Guadalupe County.

The accident happened around 2:45 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the San Marcos River Relief Bridge. TxDOT officials say at least two trucks lost their loads and caught fire. There were two confirmed fatalities. CLICK HERE for more details on the crash.

TxDOT is reporting that teams on site say there is significant damage to the bridge rail and that an unknown amount of diesel spilled. TCEQ has been notified and HazMat teams are assisting with cleanup.

TRAFFIC: The westbound lanes of I-10 are CLOSED. TxDOT says traffic is being rerouted to US Hwy 183 thru Caldwell County. TxDOT expects the highway to remain closed until 7 p.m. Saturday for cleanup and investigation.

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