Semi-truck wreck causes traffic jam near Border Patrol Checkpoint

Posted at 4:07 PM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 17:07:48-04

Traffic was shut down for several hours on Interstate 35 near the Texas-Mexico border Thursday afternoon. 

The Webb County Sheriff's Office said that a major accident involving three semi-trucks on northbound I-35 caused a fiery wreck. 

The accident happened near a Border Patrol Checkpoint. 

All northbound and southbound traffic was diverted. 

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