UPDATE: 18 wheeler crashes off I35E in Waxahachie

Here is a quick update on the major crash last night (Sunday evening) at I35E and 287 in Waxahachie.

Waxahachie fire/EMS and police departments responded to a major accident at I35E and US-287 on Sunday evening at 5:45PM. According to a Waxahachie PD traffic unit, an 18-wheeler was traveling southbound on I35E near US-287 when a blowout occurred.

The driver lost control of the semi truck and it traveled off the highway, down an embankment, and struck the I35E service road bridge pillar.

Luckily, the truck driver was not seriously injured. The driver was transported to Baylor Scott and White Waxahachie hospital for treatment.

No other vehicles were involved. HazMat responded to the scene to help clean up the fuel spill.

Pic: Waxahachie FD
Pic: Stephanie Williams