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I-20W closed, 2 big rigs on fire

Caddo Sheriff's deputies are diverting traffic off I-20 west near Hwy. 80 onto exit 3 following a major crash involving three big rigs, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

At approximately 3:10 p,m., CPSO responded to a call about two big rigs on fire. Witnesses told deputies traffic was already at a standstill when one 18-wheeler rear-ended another. The two big rigs went up in flames. Two drivers were taken to the hospital. A third truck suffered from minor damage and its driver was not transported.

Caddo Fire District 3 and Greenwood Police are also working at the scene. Drivers are adviced to avoid the area for the next few hours.

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Bia Roldan at (318) 658-2959

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