Driver dies after wreck, truck hangs from bridge

2018-04-07 07:53
Accident. (iStock)

Accident. (iStock)

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Dallas — The cab of an 18-wheeler truck is dangling from an overpass and the driver is dead after a fiery collision involving several vehicles on an interstate near downtown Dallas.

At least three other vehicles were involved in the wreck on Friday on Interstate 30 in Old East Dallas. Dallas sheriff's officials say at least one other person is injured. The truck burst into flames and the truck driver later died at a hospital.

The charred remains of the cab are hanging precipitously from a highway guardrail and debris from the rig has fallen onto a road below.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation. Authorities say a car may have struck the truck from behind.

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