MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - UPDATE:
According to DPS, Jose Gilvane Oliveira Baldassari, 48. was driving an 18-wheeler involved in the crash and fled the scene.
Baldassari was identified after his wallet was found at the scene, and is described as around 5'7'' tall with a heavyset build.
He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and khaki shorts.
If you have information regarding his whereabouts call 333-TIPS or use the app P3tips
The Texas Department of Transportation stated the major accident on eastbound I-20 near 1788 in Midland is now a crime scene since the driver of a semi fled the scene.
Closures are expected to take longer than first reported as TxDOT has closed I-20 off at East Loop 338 in Ector County.
They are working to relieve the traffic stuck on I-20 between FM 1788 and Loop 338.
Our reporter on the scene said it appeared to be a three-vehicle accident involving two semis and a passenger vehicle, but official details are yet to be released.
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