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100 mph motorist collides with moving big rig


A motorist going more than 100 mph crashed into the back of a moving semi truck near Dallas, Texas early Wednesday morning.

The accident happened at around 2:30a.m. on Interstate 30 near Samuell Boulevard.

According to CBS 11 News, the motorist was speeding along eastbound I-30 when they struck the back of a big rig. The force of the impact ruptured the semi truck’s fuel tank and sent the car skidding into a roadside barrier before catching fire.

The truck driver was unhurt but the motorist and their two passengers were killed in the crash.

I-30 east near Samuell Boulevard was shut-down as crews worked to clear the wreckage and remove the spilled fuel. As of 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, officials had no estimated time of reopening.


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