El Paso Police respond to 181 car crashes during Monday’s rainstorm


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department responded to at least 181 calls during Monday’s rainy weather.

The police department said that 181 calls came between midnight and 11 p.m. on Monday, in a tweet.

Interstate-10 was closed several times as police dealt with jackknifed trailers and other accidents.

There was one fatal accident on Railroad and another pedestrian-involved accident on I-10.

An accident was also reported at about 5 a.m. Tuesday involving a semi-truck, which sent three to the hospital.

The Police Department used its Twitter feed on Monday to remind El Pasoans to drive safely.

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