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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW) – An accident involving a construction crane shut down I-30 at Ballpark Way in Arlington for at least two hours Wednesday.


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Authorities say the crane was working in the area at I-30 near the hotel located at 2420 E. Lamar Blvd. when the it fell forward and the boom caught some power lines and cables which caused the lines to fall across all lanes of the highway.

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The crane operator was not injured and the cause of the accident isn’t known at this time.

All westbound traffic was diverted off at SH 360. All eastbound traffic was rerouted at Cooper Street.

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