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14 vehicles involved in 6 crashes along Interstate 20 in Midland, 4 injured

Photo from the scene. (Source: Auden Ontiveros/Facebook) Photo from the scene. (Source: Auden Ontiveros/Facebook)
Photo of the 18-wheeler rollover. (Source: Sarai Ortiz/Facebook) Photo of the 18-wheeler rollover. (Source: Sarai Ortiz/Facebook)
Photo of the 18-wheeler rollover. (Source: Sarai Ortiz/Facebook) Photo of the 18-wheeler rollover. (Source: Sarai Ortiz/Facebook)
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

Interstate 20 between Rankin Highway and Midkiff Road has reopened following a total of six accidents involving a total of 14 vehicles.

The accidents happened between 3:45 p.m. and 5 p.m. 

Here's a breakdown of the accidents from the City of Midland:

  • Rankin Highway and I-20 (eastbound lanes), three vehicles were involved and one person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
  • Rankin Highway and I-20 (eastbound lanes), two vehicles were involved, no injuries reported.
  • Mile marker 135, east of Midkiff Road on I-20, six vehicles were involved and three people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
  • West of Midkiff Road at mile marker 134 in eastbound lanes, rollover involving semi-truck. We're told the driver was trying to avoid rear ending a vehicle that was slowed down due to traffic, turned to the right and rolled down an embankment between I-20 and the service road. No injuries reported. 
  • Westbound lanes of I-20 at mile marker 135, two vehicles were involved, no injuries reported.
  • South service road, west of Midkiff Road, involving a motorcycle and pickup truck. No injuries reported. 

We're told the roadway was closed for several hours while officials were on the scene. 

However, we're told the area has been reopened. 

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