KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – One person was taken to the hospital after an 18-wheeler loaded with flowers went off a bridge and into a creek near Forney early Wednesday morning.
The crash happened at around 2:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Highway 80 near Spur 557.READ MORE: Amber Alert Issued For 12-Year-Old Girl Out Of Converse, Texas
According to officials, the driver of the semi was taken to the hospital by CareFlite ambulance. His exact injuries or condition aren’t known.READ MORE: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC Says
As the sun rose Wednesday, crews could be seen working to clean up the wreckage along with boxes of product piled next to the truck.
Officials with Kaufman County say the crash also caused a fuel spill into the creek. The cause of the crash is still being investigated.MORE NEWS: US To Deport 'Massive' Number Of Haitian Migrants From Texas Border Town
The crash shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 80 through the rush hour.