DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A big rig crash has shutdown the eastbound lanes of Interstate-20 in the southern part of Dallas County.
The driver of the gravel hauler is believed to have hit an overhead sign near St. Augustine Drive just before 9:30 a.m. The impact knocked the sign down, flipped the trailer of the semi on it’s side and spilled large rocks, gravel and hydraulic fluid over the freeway.READ MORE: Dallas ISD Inducts Its 4th Sports Hall of Fame Class
The closure has eastbound traffic backed up for miles. Click here to check the latest traffic conditions in the area.READ MORE: Doug Dunbar Speaks One-On-One With Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker
In addition to Dallas Fire Rescue and police, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and hazardous materials crews are at the scene.
There have been no reports of injuries and investigators are still trying to find out what caused the crash.MORE NEWS: Alaska, Texas Governors Sue Over National Guard Vaccine Rule
Officials with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office say the freeway will remain closed until the mess can be cleaned up — and they anticipate it being several hours before the highway completely reopens.