BREAKING NEWS – Major Accident Closes Interstate 30
T.T.P.D. and DPS are investigating a crash that occurred on Interstate 30 just west of the Nash Exit. The crash occurred at approximately 1:04pm and has traffic stopped in both directions.
Upon arrival officers were advised that a flatbed 1 ton truck pulling a trailer eastbound on Hampton Road. The 1 ton truck lost control and struck the guardrail then entered the westbound lane of Interstate 30 and was struck head on by an 18 wheeler. Both occupants of the 1 ton truck, Dustynn Shrader, 32, of Texarkana, Texas and Mario Zambraro, 21, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, were deceased at the scene. The driver of the 18 wheeler was taken to St. Michaels Hospital for his injuries.
Both east and west bound I-30 will be closed until the scene is investigated and cleared.