Driver killed in crash with 18-wheeler along I-20 in Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this evening along westbound Interstate 20 near Bryant Irvin Road.
Just before 8:30pm tonight, Fort Worth firefighters and police officers along with MedStar EMS paramedics were called to the scene. All lanes of westbound Interstate 20 were closed.
Officials say a vehicle was traveling westbound when it hit the rear end of an 18-wheeler that had slowed due to construction in the area. The vehicle overturned after the impact.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle was taken to a local hospital in stable condition. The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured.
All lanes of westbound Interstate 20 have been reopened.