I-10

Lanes of I-10 at College Street will be closed in Beaumont on Saturday, Nov. 3. The lanes that will be closed include the right lane of the northbound feeder road, the eastbound inside left turn lane of College and the U-turn north of College Street (U-turn allowing southbound traffic to turn and merge onto northbound feeder road).

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A vehicle driving against traffic caused a multi-vehicle crash on the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge in Orange County the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27. 

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A medical emergency may have been behind a costly accident that occurred just after lunchtime Oct. 17 at the Mike Smith BMW dealership off of I-10.

An 18-wheeler left the roadway, crossing the service road before crashing into another vehicle and then into the lot of the dealership, hitting several cars there. It is believed the driver had a medical emergency, causing the collisions. The driver was transported to the hospital but there were no reports of serious injuries. 

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According to information from Chief Rod Carroll with the Vidor PD, on Oct. 11 at approximately 7:45 AM, the Vidor Police Department received a call of a major accident on the I-10 Service road near FM 1132. A passenger van was traveling eastbound on the I-10 service road near S. Lakeside. A City of Vidor sanitation truck was stopped in the outside lane picking up trash cans. The sun was obstructing the view of the eastbound drivers. The driver of the van saw the trash truck at the last moment and attempted to change lanes striking the sanitation truck in the rear.

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Vidor Police responded after an auto accident on I-10 near FM 1132 occurred the morning of Thursday, Oct. 11. 

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Expect alternating lane closures along I-10 eastbound between 11 St. and the Neches River the night of Tuesday, Oct. 2, and morning of Wednesday, Oct. 3, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. According to a press release from TxDOT, crews will be restriping.     

Road conditions and traffic updates available on Facebook.com/txdot and Twitter.com/TxDOTBeaumont. 

For more information, contact Sarah [dot] Dupre [at] txdot [dot] gov or (409) 898-5745

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Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are investigating an accident involving two motorcycles Sept. 24, reports Sgt. Stephanie Davis.

According to Davis, troopers responded to reports of a major accident on I-10 in Jefferson County near mile marker 834 at about 9 p.m.

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A major traffic crash on I-10 westbound at mile marker 846 involving eight vehicles, including an 18-wheeler, resulted in the death of one adult and three children the morning of Thursday, Sept. 20. 

According to a press release from Beaumont Police Department, officers responded to a major traffic crash on I-10 westbound at mile marker 846 (near South Major Drive) at 6:25 a.m. The crash involved an 18-wheeler and seven other passenger vehicles with multiple occupants. It was reported that several vehicles were on fire.

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A multi-vehicle crash on I-10 resulted in the death of 45-year-old Lake Charles man Dennis Carlin the morning of Thursday, Sept. 20.

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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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