UPDATE: Officials Working Multiple Car Accident on Interstate 20

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Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - A multi-vehicle pileup has shut down all lanes of traffic on I-20 between Midland and Stanton near mile marker 152 (near FM 829).

TXDOT Official tell NewsWest 9, there were a total of two wrecks involving 15 vehicles are involved and three of them are 18-wheelers.

One of the 18-wheelers has rolled over and is leaking methane.

One person has been airlifted to Medical Center Hospital in serious condition and has been now been airlifted to a Lubbock Hospital.

Four to five others have been transported via ambulance to various hospitals.

Their conditions are unknown at this time.

There was also a separate accident near the initial pileup around 6:30 p.m. on the north service road of Interstate 20 near mile marker 152.

Information on how that accident happened is not available but we're told the accident involved an 18-wheeler and a woman in a vehicle.

The woman was airlifted to MCH in critical condition.

TXDOT Officials tell NewsWest 9, Interstate 20 will be closed for approximately for four more hours in both directions.

Stay tuned to NewsWest 9 and NewsWest9.com for the very latest.