Public Information Officer for Texas Department of Public Safety, Sgt. Jean Dark, has released a statement regarding a fatal 18-wheeler accident at an overpass at Interstate 20 and Toll 49.

"Motorist are urged to use caution eastbound on IH-20 near mile marker 553 in Smith County.  Preliminary reports indicate a truck tractor has struck the overpass at IH-20 and Toll-49 causing the roadway at that location to be temporarily closed as emergency crews work to clear the scene.  Traffic is being rerouted on the service road."