ROCKWALL, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — Traffic was stopped at the Fate exit on Interstate 30 in the city of Rockwall due to a major accident that claimed the life of at least one person.

Texas Department of Public Safety Officials say two semi-trucks and four cars were involved in the wreck.

Kyle Bradford with DPS confirmed that at least one person died in the wreck. He said — according to a witness — traffic was slowing and one semi didn’t slow in time and slammed into another vehicle causing a chain reaction. He said the person who died was in one of the passenger vehicles.

Assistant Chief Simmons with the Fate Department of Public Safety said he could confirm two others victims were taken to the hospital. No word on the nature of their injuries.

A dispatcher with Bravo Logistics who owns one of the trucks involved in the accident said they were aware of the accident but had no report on the condition of the driver.

Traffic was being routed off the highway at FM 3549 according to reports.

A Texas Department of Transportation camera on the west side of Lake Ray Hubbard shows traffic backup across the Lake Ray Hubbard Bridge.

The Texas DPS was assisting Fate DPS in the investigation.

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At Least One Dead As Major Wreck Shuts Down I-30 (Chopper 11)

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Traffic was being routed off the highway at FM 3549 according to reports. (Chopper 11)

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Traffic was slowing and one semi didn’t slow in time (Chopper 11)

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Texas Department of Public Safety Officials say two semi-trucks and three cars were involved in the wreck. (Chopper 11)

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At Least One Dead As Major Wreck Shuts Down I-30 (Chopper 11)

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Traffic was being routed off the highway at FM 3549 according to reports. (Chopper 11)

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