2 Reported to be Dead in Dallas Freeway Crash Involving Dump Truck

Published:12:00 pm EDT, September 10, 2013| Updated:12:43 pm EDT, September 10, 2013|
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An horrific rush hour crash on the LBJ freeway in Dallas, Texas is reported to have left multiple people trapped and injured, reports the Dallas-Fort Worth Scanner.

This is a breaking story so please stay tuned for updates.

Here's what we know so far...


1. The Dump Truck Jumped the Concrete Barriers on the Freeway

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It's reported that a dump truck jumped over the east bound lane of the LBJ free way and landed on the west bound one. Two cars were crushed under the truck. The free way is shut down going both directions.


2. There May Be Up to as Many as 2 Dead

Dallas Fire Rescue chief Jason Evans told Fox 4 that one person was confirmed dead and another fatality was possible.


3. The Responding Hazmat Team Got Caught in Gridlock

Hazmat have been deployed to the scene. Initially a Dallas Hazmat team got stuck in traffic, an alternative Hazmat team from Plano, Texas were quickly dispatched.


4. The Crash Caused Havoc During Dallas' Rush Hour


5. This Comes During a Major Construction Project to Widen the LBJ Freeway

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The LBJ freeway is under a billion dollar construction project to be widened. Construction started on the road in 2011, reports The Dallas News.

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