DENTON, Texas (KWTX) Fatalities were reported in a multi-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 35 in Denton in which an 18-wheeler exploded, according to police tweets.
Both the northbound and southbound lanes of the highway were closed, but just before 4 p.m. the northbound lanes were reopened.
“Multiple fatalities are being reported in this multi-vehicle crash/explosion,” police tweeted.
Dallas media reports indicated at least two people are dead.
Further details weren’t immediately available.