Crews free people trapped in 2 cars after major accident on Hwy 83/84, 6 taken to hospital

(Joe Fry/KTXS)

The Abilene Police Department and Abilene Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on northbound Highway 83/84 just south of I-20.

The crash occurred around 7:15 a.m.

The fire department used the jaws of life to cut open both vehicles.

Firefighters worked for over an hour to free everyone.

Six people were transported to the hospital.

Northbound Winters Freeway was closed for a short while.

There were three additional accidents on I-20 between Old Anson Road and Hwy 83/84.

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