Collision causes lane closure on McRae and Gateway

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A semi-truck pulling horses collided with pillars under Interstate 10 in East El Paso, causing a lane closure.

On Saturday afternoon, the truck appeared to be caught between the pillars at the intersection of Gateway Boulevard and McRae Boulevard while making a U-turn. Multiple emergency vehicles and El Paso police were on scene aiding and directing traffic.

Authorities were still working to extricate the driver from the vehicle on Saturday evening. There were a total five horses inside an attachment to the truck.

It is unclear what caused the incident. The El Paso Police Department said the area will be closed off until authorities can determine the damage done.

A gofundme has been set up to help the driver of the truck: https://uk.gofundme.com/f/arturo-castro-son.

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