Accident Sends Five People To The Hospital

By Staff Report

NewsWest 9

MIDLAND/MARTIN COUNTY LINE - A major collision on I-20 Friday evening and the vehicle that caused it got away without a scratch.

Now officers are on the lookout for the driver who took off after the crash that sent 5 people to the hospital.

The wreck happened on the service road on I-20 near mile marker 147.

A tractor trailer was heading Eastbound and a pickup heading Westbound but, a truck hauling a trailer was blocking both lanes apparently trying to open a gate.

The two oncoming trucks swerved to avoid it and smashed into each other.

Five people inside the pickup were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

As for the truck that was blocking the lanes, that driver took off.