I-20 accidents in Odessa caused traffic to reach standstills

I-20 traffic
I-20 traffic(CBS7)
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 5:42 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - DPS has confirmed with CBS7 that an accident on I-20 has shut down Westbound lanes at mile marker 105.

CBS7 is also working to get information on a second accident on I-20 that is causing the Eastbound lanes to reach a standstill.

According to DPS, an 18-wheeler rear-ended a vehicle in the westbound lanes and then crashed through the median and into the eastbound lanes causing a four-vehicle chain-reaction crash.

5 people were hospitalized, two critical.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes have opened back up

the crash is still under investigation.