Accident closes westbound I-10 for 2 hours

A two-vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 10 at the Carrollton/Airline exit closed the interstate for about two hours Thursday, creating massive delays.

The accident happened at about 7 a.m. and involved a truck fire, which was quickly extinguished.

The interstate reopened at about 9 a.m., but traffic was still backed up for miles. Drivers were advised to use I-610 as an alternate route.

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