Propane truck flips on I-20 in Mitchell County

Propane truck flipped over on eastbound I-20 at the exit for Loraine in Mitchell County.

LORAINE, Texas - A propane truck was involved in an accident early Saturday morning on I-20.

The Texas Department of Public Safety told KTXS the truck was headed west on I-20. Around 1 a.m., the driver crossed the center median. The truck rolled over in the eastbound lanes at mile marker 227 in Loraine.


The driver was taken to Abilene Regional Medical Center and was treated and released.

DPS closed both sides of the interstate as a precaution while crews uprighted the truck about 1:30 p.m. No propane leaked.

KTXS had a crew on scene, but we were asked to leave for our own safety.

A DPS spokesman said troopers do not know what caused the driver to cross the median. The crash is under investigation.

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