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Traffic Comes To Complete Stop In Arlington After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Interstate-30

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) — After being closed for more than an hour, Interstate-30 in Arlington reopened around 11:00 a.m. A crash, involving several vehicles, had closed the eastbound lanes of the freeway at Green Oaks Boulevard.

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The view from Chopper 11, as it flew over the scene, showed multiple flatbed tow-trucks carrying cars and SUVs that were involved in the accident.

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One of those SUVs was also pulling a trailer. Witnesses said that truck hit the center median and caused the accident, but police have not confirmed that account.

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Traffic was backed up for miles after the crash -- that happened after 9:30 a.m., not far from Eastchase Parkway -- forced police to shut the highway down. The bottleneck was still unsnarling during the lunch hour.

There have been no reports of injuries.


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