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Ranger Hill accident halts I-20 traffic for hours

Published On: May 24 2013 10:46:00 PM CDT

An accident on Ranger Hill backed up both east and west bound traffic on Interstate 20 Friday night.

According to the DPS, the driver of an 18-wheeler car hauler lost control of his rig on Ranger Hill and struck the guard rails.  The rig then caught fire and several of the vehicles he was carrying fell onto the interstate.  No one was injured

That closed both lanes of Interstate 20 and traffic came to stand-still for miles in each direction.

DPS troopers and TxDOT worker were on the scene diverting traffic.