Truck filled with newspapers loses both rear tires, collides with 2 other cars
POSTED: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 6:58am
UPDATED: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 7:11am
Hundreds of newspapers on road
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — A pickup truck hauling loads of newspapers lost its rear axle and tires while traveling on I-10 East, causing the driver to lose control and strike two other vehicles.
The wreck happened shortly after 2 a.m. on I-10 near Hawkins. Firefighters on the scene were seen stomping out burning newspaper that ignited on the side of the road.
El Paso police closed a portion of I-10 for approximately three hours while they cleared the vehicles, and newspaper off the road. I-10 opened back up shortly after 5 a.m.
No one was injured.