Emergency responders called to multi motorcycle and vehicle crash in Ennis

Just after midnight this morning, multiple emergency responders from the Ennis Fire Department, Ellis County EMS (AMR), Ennis PD and Sheriffs all responded to a major accident involving multiple motorcycles and vehicles.

The crash occurred along the southbound lanes of I-45 just before Highway 287, per dispatched information.

Engine 192 and first-arriving police units reported at least two vehicles and two motorcycles involved with major damage.

A total of three (3) ambulances were requested to the scene for multiple patients. Two medical helicopters responded.

The Justice of the Peace was requested to the scene, indicating there was a fatality involved in this crash.

Southbound lanes of the highway were closed while emergency responders worked the scene. The lanes have since been reopened.