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Semi Hits Interstate 20 Bridge in Odessa

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NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Officials have closed a bridge along Interstate 20 after an accident on Saturday morning.

The accident happened at FM 866 and Interstate 20.

DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, the top of a semi hit the FM 866 overpass causing large debris to cover the road.

Officials say an oncoming car swerved to miss the debris, overcorrected and rolled.

There's no word if the people in the car sustained any injuries.

TXDOT officials say the semi damaged six beams on the overpass bridge.

The bridge has been closed and Interstate 20 traffic will be detoured to the frontage road until the bridge can be repaired.