18-wheeler overturns on I-20 after driver falls asleep

ABILENE, Texas - A driver fell asleep and the tractor-trailer they were driving overturned while traveling west on I-20 near mile marker 287.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to Abilene police officer Chris Bisbee, the driver and passenger weren't injured during the crash. They were released from the scene.

I-20 was shut down as traffic was diverted to east Overland Trail. Drivers were able to get back on the interstate just before West Lake Road, Bisbee said.

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