18-wheelers crash head-on in I-10 wreck, 2 dead

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 12:58pm

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the Estherwood / Iota exits were closed following a head-on collision between two 18-wheelers shortly before 6:00 pm Wednesday evening. 

Preliminary investigations revealed a semi traveling west on I-10 crossed the median and hit another 18-wheeler in the eastbound lanes. After impact, both vehicles caught fire with one coming to rest across the eastbound lanes of I-10 and the other off the right side of the roadway. The crash resulted in fatal injuries for both drivers. 

This crash remains under investigation.

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