Big rig crash blocks 610 South Loop at Wayside


It happened around 8:45am on the South Loop westbound at South Wayside. It was finally cleared by late afternoon.

According to police, the big rig's driver tried to make a lane change and did not clear blind spots. The driver crashed into two vehicles.

The truck driver, as well as two occupants in a white pickup that was struck, were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

Police said it was raining at the time of the accident, but the driver of the 18-wheeler will be cited.

Another 18-wheeler accident shut down I-10 East at Federal Sunday morning. The truck caught on fire. No major injuries were reported.

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