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According to a statement from Beaumont Fire-Rescue, Ave. A between Easy and Irma was closed Sunday, Sept. 23 following a motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer and a tree. It has since been reopened.

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Beaumont Police are working an 18-wheeler traffic crash on IH-10 Westbound at Gladys. Please use caution in this area and watch out for first responders.

-Beaumont Police Department

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The Texas Department of Public Safety is requesting the public’s help identifying a woman who was struck and killed while trying to cross the interstate in the early morning hours of Aug. 30, reports Sgt. Stephanie Davis.

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Interstate 10’s eastbound and westbound traffic lanes in Jefferson County are closed due to an overturned 18-wheeler near mile marker 842.

According to a press release, initial reports indicate that an 18-wheeler was attempting to use an emergency crossover when his vehicle overturned.

All traffic lanes of Interstate 10 are closed due to hazardous cargo contained in the tanker.

State Troopers and Deputies with Jefferson County Sheriffs Office are on the scene. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and find alternate travel routes.

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A tire blowout caused an 18-wheeler wreck on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County Sunday, May 6.

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Crash scene | Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety

UPDATE @ 10:03 a.m.: Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis has released further informatin about the accident involving two 18-wheelers on US 96 earlier this morning. 

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On Thursday, Sept. 8, at approximately 11:20 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a reported of a motor vehicle crash on I-10 near Smith Road in Jefferson County.  The crash involved one vehicle which was a truck tractor semi-trailer.

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An overturned 18-wheeler shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in Orange County Aug. 21 while crews cleaned up the driver's lost load and dangerous diesel fuel that had leaked out of the damaged semi, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reports.

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At approximately 12:15p.m. Wednesday, June 15, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of an 18-wheeler on fire in the eastbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10 in Orange County near mile marker 871. An International truck tractor semi-trailer towing live chickens experienced a tire blowout that sparked a fire.  At the time of the crash, the vehicle was transporting approximately 6,000 chickens.

About 2,000 chickens died in the fire.

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Beaumont police report an early morning accident involving a passenger car and an 18-wheeler resulted in a fatality June 1, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported Wednesday.

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