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Distracted driver causes accident on I-20

By Maggie Gaskill, Senior Producer, mgaskill@ktxs.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:40:15 PM CST
Updated On: Oct 29 2013 02:26:57 PM CDT
Elmdale road I-20 accident
ABILENE, Texas -

A driver reaching down to grab his cell phone rear ended a work convoy truck.

The accident happened just after 10 a.m. Tuesday on I-20 near Elmdale Road.

Police on the scene say the driver was 19 or 20-years-old. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the work convoy truck was unharmed.