UPDATE: One airlifted via CareFlite after rollover crash on 635 in Balch Springs

The Balch Springs Police Department is investigating a major accident that occurred earlier this evening along East Loop 635 just north of Interstate 20.

At 8:11PM, Balch Springs Fire/EMS and PD were dispatched to a major accident involving a vehicle rollover at the given location. One vehicle had overturned, causing both directions of the highway to be temporarily closed.

CareFlite was called to the scene and landed in the northbound lanes of the highway. The helicopter has airlifted one person to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Other occupants were also transported to area hospitals.

All southbound lanes of 635 remain closed at this time while police investigate the scene.