Smith County, TX (November 21, 2023) – At 5:48 p.m., a traffic accident occurred on Interstate 20 at mile marker 565 westbound in Smith County. The collision involved an SUV and an 18-wheeler, which reportedly ended up in the tree line off the road. The extent of the injuries is currently unknown. SCESD2’s Red Springs Fire Department, UT EMS, and the Department of Public Safety were dispatched to the scene. The circumstances leading to the accident and the condition of those involved are under investigation. Traffic was impacted in the area as emergency services responded. Authorities are actively investigating the incident to determine the injuries’ severity and the accident’s cause.