WILMER (CBSDFW) – A semi carrying supplies to the Gulf Coast was involved in a fiery crash that killed two people.
According to officials, the accident happened around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday when a car collided nearly head-on with the supply truck as it was headed southbound on I-45 at Malloy Bridge Road, south of Wilmer.READ MORE: 24 Migrants Apprehended Inside Train Grain Hopper Near Corpus Christi
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office said the 18-wheeler caught fire.READ MORE: Liz Cheney Removed From Her Post As GOP Conference Chair
Two people in the car died. Investigators didn’t know the extent of the truck driver’s injuries, but said he wasn’t seriously hurt.
Firefighters tried to salvage what they could from the semi, but it’s not clear how much they were able to pull from the smoldering wreckage.MORE NEWS: Dallas ISD On The Ready To Vaccinate Students For COVID-19
The scene cleared around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.