UPDATE: Multiple vehicle crash shuts down Interstate 10 in Jefferson County
FINAL UPDATE: At approximately 3:00p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County. The crash occurred approximately three (3) miles East of the Jefferson-Chambers County line.
UPDATE: All westbound traffic lanes of interstate 10, near mile marker 832, have re-opened following a multiple vehicle crash.
PRESS RELEASE — At approximately 3 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County. The crash is approximately three miles East of the Jefferson-Chambers County line.
Initial reports indicate that there are at least six vehicles involved in the crash; however, there have been no confirmed reports of serious injuries. DPS Troopers and other emergency personnel are in route to the crash scene.
At this time, all westbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10, near mile marker 832, in Jefferson County are closed due to a multiple vehicle crash. Motorists traveling from the Beaumont area are urged to use US 90 or SH 124 as an alternate travel route. Expect delays.
Additional details will be released as information is confirmed.