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Freeway Closed After SUV Plows Into Dallas Fire Truck

November 01, 2018 - 4:56 am

By Curt Lewis, 1080 KRLD

A woman is seriously hurt after crashing her SUV into a Dallas fire truck this morning -- closing down a busy freeway.  

Just after 3:30 a.m. the SUV was heading east on I-30 near Winslow when it smashed into a fire truck providing protection at an accident scene.

The truck served its purpose because no one working the first crash scene was hurt. 

But the woman driving the SUV was badly injured. She was transported to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The damage to the fire truck was so bad it was not even drivable, so they had to call in a heavy-duty rig to tow it away.

The east-bound lanes were closed for the investigation and clean-up