18-Wheeler Crash Closes Loop 12 in Irving [PHOTOS]

An 18-wheeler crashed caused northbound Loop 12 in Irving to close down on Monday, January 8th.

At about 3:40 PM, the vehicle struck an overpass at Loop 12 and Irving boulevard. Officials said huge pieces of the truck slammed onto the roadway, causing several large gouges in the pavement that needed repair. The southbound lane was also impacted, with one lane partially blocked.

At around 7:30 PM, official re-opened Loop 12. There were no injuries reported, and it has not yet been determined if the overpass was damaged.

You can view photos of the accident below:

Photos by Tricia Sims

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Ariel Graham
Ariel Graham is a staff reporter and Online Manager for Rambler Newspapers. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Media & Communication in December of 2011. Prior to moving to Dallas, she worked for AM 790 KFYO in Lubbock, Texas, as a board operator and producer for “Lubbock’s First News” & “The Chad Hasty Show.” She also wrote a weekly technology blog “The Geek Girl Report,” as well as various news stories and podcasts for the station. Currently, in addition to her work with Rambler, she is also a freelance voiceover actress and is working on her blog and YouTube channel, “Super Geek Girl."