MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) – A burning 18-wheeler caused major traffic backups on I-635 in Mesquite near Town East Mall this morning.
One person was killed.READ MORE: Fight At Gas Pump Escalates After Teenager Pulls Out Gun, Shoots At Off-Duty Cop
TX-DOT said the initial call came in at 8:45 a.m. and at least two big rigs were involved with possibly a car in between them.
A big rig carrying hazardous materials caught fire after it collided with a FedEx truck.
That in turn caused multiple other collisions.READ MORE: Patient Steals Ambulance From Plano Presbyterian Hospital
The two truck drivers were taken to the hospital and are expected to be okay.
A driver in another vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
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