Two Hospitalized After I-35 Crash

LORENA (August 3, 2014) Two people were transported to area hospitals Sunday afternoon after an accident involving several vehicles on Interstate 35.

The accident was first reported around 1 p.m. Sunday on I-35 between Lorena and Hewitt.

Four to five vehicles and an 18-wheeler were involved in the accident.

Both the north and southbound lanes were closed while first responders worked to clear the scene.

Two people were taken to area hospitals. Their conditions were not immediately made available.

A hazmat team was called in to help clean up fuel that had spilled on the highway from one of the vehicles.