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I-20W closed, 2 big rigs on fire

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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.

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